Retro Metro Brass Token Earrings
A Token of affection. The iconic New York City subway token and talisman of the city became a well-known symbol of the bustling underground transit subway system.
Using repolished authentic MTA tokens to create unique collectible jewelry, the Retro Metro Collection can inspire you to “Take the A Train” or celebrate going on the town...”
"Small Y" Token in circulation from 1953-1970 in a Brass setting.
Length : 1 4/8"
20 mm token
Brass french wire
Oxidized decorative subway track design edging
Authentic re-polished "small Y" token
|What's the Story||The iconic NYC subway token was first introduced in 1953. Over the next 50 years, 6 variations were designed and minted, becoming well-known symbols of the bustling underground transit system. Just after midnight on April 13, 2003, these iconic tokens were phased out.|