Prison Money: Media of Exchange of our Penal Institutions 1981 by Jerry Zara & Bob Lemke - Convict - Prison Life - Legal Tender - Tokens


Title: Prison Money: Media of Exchange of our Penal Institutions

Author: Jerry Zara, Bob Lemke

Description: Staple-bound in card covers. Clean and unmarked. Illustrated. 40 pages. 11 x 8.25 inches. Two copies noted on OCLC (Princeton, Univ. of Montana).

Includes a introductory history of the use of tokens and other currency media as used in prisons in the United States. Provides a state-by-state catalog of prison money, plus an addendum of three pages of tokens used at junior republics (residential treatment centers for adolescents) and miscellaneous institutions.

Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine

Publisher: Token and Medal Society
Place: n/a
Year: 1981

Keywords: prisoners, legal tender, prison life, convicts, currency, coins, medals, tokens, junior republics, prison tokens, TAMS, Token and Medal Society,

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