Cufflinks > Antique Token & Coin Cufflinks

Historic and rare, the two cent coin was minted for only two years (1864 & 1865) in Philadelphia, and retired from circulation a short nine years later in 1873. This coin also has the distinction of being the first minted with "In God We Trust". Set in solid sterling silver, coins are about the size of a nickel, or just under 7/8". Certificate of Authenticity included. Gift boxed.
The Dutch East India Company (Vereenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie or VOC in Dutch) 1602-1798 was the worlds first multinational corporation, and the first company in the world to issue stock. It was also the world's first mega corporation, possessing quasi-governmental powers, including the ability to wage war, negotiate treaties, coin money, and establish colonies. The Dutch East India Company remained an important trading concern for almost two centuries, paying an 18% annual dividend for almost 200 years! These authentic copper coins are obtained from shipwrecks off the coast of Indonesia, and are set it a custom sterling silver frame and backing. By Samuel Wright. Coins are about the size of a US penny. Samuel Wright cufflinks arrive with a Certificate of Authenticity and are packaged in a signature gift box.
roman coin cufflinks
Each pair of authentic roman coin cufflinks dates from 337 - 378 A.D. and is from the reign of Valens or Constantius II. These bronze coins are set in a solid sterling silver, and arrive with a signed certificate of authenticity. Each pair also comes with a detailed description about the actual coin used! Roman coins are about the size of a penny. Packaged in a signature gift box.
Slightly larger than other cities, Boston's MBTA token is about the size of a nickel. Authentic brass tokens feature a big, bold "T" design on one link, and an electric train image on the other cufflink which is the flip side of the token. Subway token cufflinks are bezel-set in a silver plated backing, and are gift boxed in a unique Boston MBTA map gift box similar to Chicago and New York's box above. Includes MBTA Certificate of Authenticity.
Sterling NYC Token Cufflinks
Used from 1953 to 1980, New York's first tokens were it's most unique, distinguished by a bold "Y" cut in it's brass. The "Y" cut token was an excellent example of the industrial design of that period, showing how a common object could be both functional and aesthetically pleasing. Tokens are bezel-set in a sterling silver plated backing. Subway token cufflinks are packaged in a unique NYC map gift box, and include an official MTA Certificate of Authenticity.
Chicago discontinued these dime-sized tokens in 1999 when the CTA went to an automated paper ticketing system. Used for fare on the subway and elevated "L" trains, each authentic token is made of antiqued stainless steel, and feature the official CTA logo in the center. Subway token cufflinks are bezel-set in a sterling silver plated backing, and are gift boxed in a unique Chicago map gift box. Includes a CTA Certificate of Authenticity.