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Mitchell Owney tag

Description:

Owney received this token while visiting the town of Mitchell, South Dakota. As the tag notes, in 1889, Mitchell was still part of the Dakota Territory (the territory became North and South Dakota late in the year, on November 2, 1889). The Maltese-Cross-shaped tag includes the number 228. There is no additional information to indicate the purpose of the token.

Date:
1889
Markings:
MITCHELL/ 288/ D.T./ 1889
Medium:
metal (brass)
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 15/16 x 15 3/16 in. (2.38 x 38.52 cm)
Museum ID:
0.052985.459
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Place:
South Dakota

Glossary

  • Owney Tag 2011
  • Owney Tag 2011
Additional Records
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin Owney tag
  • Minneapolis Industrial Exposition Owney tag
  • Mitchell Owney tag
  • Mitchell, South Dakota Owney tag
  • Mitchell, South Dakota Owney tag
  • Owney tag
  • Owney tag
  • Puyallup Owney tag
  • Puyallup, Washington Owney tag
  • Rock Island, Illinois Owney tag
  • San Antonio, Texas Owney tag
  • San Francisco, California Owney tag
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