What are old coin banks?

Answer

Most old coin banks or piggy banks were used by children to collected coins they found or worked for. Most of these old coin banks were made from metal, cast iron or hard plastic. They came in various shapes, sizes, characters and colors. Many old coin banks were created in the 1950s and were used by adults for a safe place to keep any old coins or coins of value that meant something to them safe.
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