Vulcanite encased Pan Am Temple of Music 1901 Pan Am Exposition, Buffalo, NY
As was indicated on the introduction page (Home) there are a wide variety of encased coins. The variety includes types of coins that are encased, type of encasements and the shape of encasements. The first known encased coins included round encasements of aluminum, horseshoe shaped aluminum, chamber pot aluminum, frying pan and key fob shaped. Encasements originally were aluminum, but have been done in brass, steel, plastic and wood.
|A Variety of Encased Shapes|
|Horseshoe Shaped||32 MM Round||Bell Shaped||Horse Shoe Shape with Fob|
|Plastic Horse Shoe||Chamber Pot||Teddy Bear||Plastic Key Chain|
|Clear Plastic Key Chain||Arrow Head||Celluloid Paper clip||Square|
There are many more shapes of encased coins that are not shown above.