Prior to this, no playing pieces were supplied with the game.
Players used familiar objects such as buttons and charms for tokens.
Shortages of raw materials during the war years failed to disrupt "Monopoly" production, but components, including playing pieces, were replaced with lower quality alternatives.
Standard editions, however different they are, usually use pewter tokens.
In 1998, a new piece was voted on to be added to the existing 10.
The winner was a bag of money, which now appears in most standard editions.
"Monopoly" playing pieces, often referred to as tokens, date from 1935 when Parker Brothers bought the game rights.
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Tokens are the playing pieces used in the Monopoly board game.
They differ depending on the edition, and the year of release of an edition.
Impurities in the manufacturing process caused some of them to oxidise and turn black.
Later non-tarnishing tokens were made of lead and tin.
These non-tarnishing playing pieces appeared in sets licensed by Parker Brothers throughout the world, although some prewar Canadian sets included generic turned wood pawns of various shapes.