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The first subway token change occurred in 1970 when the fare was raised to 30 cents and 50 million tokens were minted. These tokens were marked by a large perforated “Y” in NYC at the center of the coin.

Artist Credit: Jim Pickerell. Reprinted with permission. The National Archives


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