1996.004.011

Catalog Date: 
07/02/2009
Gparent: 
8: Communication Artifact
Object Name: 
Token, Store
Parent: 
Exchange Medium
Provenance: 
May be from a grocery store that was owned by Phil Uberuaga; great for Basque Culture in Boise exhibit
Record As: 
Gift
Record Date: 
7/1/96
Record From: 
Juanita "Jay" Hormaechea
Subjects: 
Nickel wood grocery store token
Wooden Nickel that was made by Phil's Grocery owned by Phil Uberuaga; the front of the nickel has an Indian's head in black print with the words "Wooden Nickel" above it and a black line surrounding it; the back has black print also with the words "Meats Vegetables Beverages And Coins" in the middle; over the top of this is the words "Phil's Grocery" and below the middle is the address "2501 Madison Ave.- Boise"; the wood is in good shape and there is only light wear on it; on the indian head, right above the feather in his hair, is a small purple ink stain in the shape of a dot; found in CS1 in a box by Jeff Washburn on 7/2/2009