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I got a token that says Alcatraz Lighthouse,1854 with a picture of a light on it and the other side has ALCATRAZ SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. with a picture of the prison and a bridge in the back ground the token looks gold, could this token be worth anything?
-- Kevin McLain (firstname.lastname@example.org), March 06, 2004
You have a so-called 'collectibe' coin, minted sometime in the 1970s or '80s and aimed at the tourist trade. These show up frequently on eBay and usually go for about $5-$10 dollars if still in their original plastic case.
-- P.S. Perris (email@example.com), March 06, 2004.