mini: 1 red point

This little item caught my eye walking in the alley from the library to the post office. I came very close to passing it by, but the red color intrigued me. Had no idea what the stiff pressed paper thing was -- from a board game? I posted it to the "Found It" FaceBook group and discovered that it was a OPA rationing token from 1944-45 (more here).

How did this get discarded in the alley? I'm sure that's a whole other story.

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