Transportation Token [Free Rail Pass]; New Zealand Railways; 1908; 2013.25

From

Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT)

Name/Title

Transportation Token [Free Rail Pass]

About this object

9ct Gold medallion-style token. Obverse features image of a kiwi in a landscape with the text "FREE PASS / N.Z.R." and a whakairo border with a Victoria crown at the apex. Reverse engraved "KAIPARA". Gold bale attached.

Maker

New Zealand Railways

Maker Role

Commissioned by

Date Made

1908

Place Made

New Zealand

Measurements

H 35 L 24 W 2mm (H 1 3/8 L 15/16 W 1/16")

Collection

Rail

Credit Line

The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT)

Object Type

Token, Transportation/Token/Exchange Media/08 Communication Artifacts/Nomenclature

Object number

2013.25

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