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Posted 4 years ago

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I found this "coin" as you see it, in a roll from a bank box. It is metallic.
Googling PMG produced a web site. Inquiries to PMG resulted in a response that it was issued by the Tasmanian Post Master General. Upon following that lead I was informed by an editor of an Australian error mag that if a coin was issued by them (TPMG) that it would have been highly publicizeed and it was felt this had nothing to do with TazPMG.
Any info will be appreciated.
However it is very satisfying to have and ponder.

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  1. Savoychina1 Savoychina1, 4 years ago
    You might contact Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) to see if they had a coin made for advertising purposes.
    http://www.ngccoin.com/about/currency-grading-PMG.aspx
  2. AC_Dwyer AC_Dwyer, 4 years ago
    I believe it is "play money." I have seen plastic versions of that same goofy image of Lincoln on play money. They probably made a metallic version of it too. If I recall correctly, the play money was made by Imperial Toys.

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