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History of the Token

"Five Boroughs" Pentagram Token

Used From: 11/13/1995-4/13/2003

Number Minted: 60 Million

Minted By: Roger William Mint

Fare value: $1.50

60 million of these brass tokens were minted by the Roger William Mint in 1991, originally intended for the $1.25 fare increase. They where held by the NYCTA (New York City Transit Authority) until the $1.50 fare increase on  November 13, 1995. These tokens where used for all buses and subways in the NYCTA from 1995 until they where phased out in favor of the Metrocard system, just after midnight on April 13, 2003.

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