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Token

Object Number: 
2002.1.2063
Date: 
1920-1940
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
1/8 x 1 1/4 in. diameter
Description: 
Token embossed on the front with a square frame around the words "The Oakland Savings Bank", circled by the words "Good At Our Branches/ Est. 1867/ Oakland CA." Embossed on the reverse, "We Will Accept This/ On Deposit/ For 50 cts./ If You Open A New Savings Account of $5.00 or More/ Leaving It In The Bank 12 Months/ We Pay 4% Compound Interest On Your Savings/ Jan. 1st. and July 1st."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group