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US: Morris B. Sachs clothing store Franklin Roosevelt $2 token
Item code: 0131104

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Sales price $35.00
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United States > Illinois: Morris B. Sachs clothing store Franklin Roosevelt/$2 token, ND (circa. 1932); gilded bronze(?); size: 31mm; weight: 9.3g. Obverse bears a bust of Franklin D. Roosevelt with legend "32nd President, USA".

On reverse a horseshoe device and legend "This Coin is Worth $2 on any Purchase at Morris B. Sachs | 6638 So.[uth] Halsted St. | Credit With a Smile". Coin alignment.

Morris Sachs' business practices were consumer-friendly and among other instances, during the Second World War he cancelled out payment due for men entering military service. Not surprisingly he supported FDR's presidential bid as seen on this token.

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