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Souvenir token

Object Number: 
2002.1.1947
Date: 
1939
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
1/8 x 1 1/4 in. diameter
Description: 
Souvenir token embossed on one side with an image of the Trylon and Perisphere surrounded by radiating rays and reads "Metropolitan Life Insurance Exhibit/ New York World's Fair", and on the reverse the spire of a building with radiating rays and the words "The Light That Never Fails/ Metropolitan Life Insurance Company".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group