AA tokens are also considered as sobriety coins. They were first used in the year 1942.
These tokens are used for recovery. These kinds of tokens are used to motivate people from recovering from their addiction and go into sobriety. This coins are used in AA meetings. There are a number of things that AA tokens represents such as the amount of time the person has been free from alcohol or drugs and it also represents the hardships and the success that they have gone through while being sober. These kinds of coins can really benefit people from their addiction.
You will find AA coins in different colors. There are white, gold, emerald, red, blue, purple and green AA tokens. These colors has representation. It represents the time of their recovery. These coins are usually made from plastic or aluminum.
Below are the different meaning of the colors of AA tokens:
A. Red AA token is for those that have made it through the first month in the recovery process.
B. The gold AA token are for those people that have made it through the second month in the recovery process.
C. For those people that have made it for the third month they will recevie a emerald and green AA coin.
D. Blue or dark blue AA tokens are for those people that have made it through their sixth month in their recovery process.
A. The purple AA coins are for those people that have been sober for nine months.
F. Bronze AA token. People that have been sober for one year will get a bronze AA coin. Bronze AA coins are given every year. This kind of AA token are considered as “heavy metal tokens” because of the weight it signifies. These tokens usually comes with a cake and message from the recipient.
For those people that will celebrate an important sobriety anniversary they are given a triplate AA token. These kinds of tokens are fancy and expensive.
AA tokens have different characteristics. You see the length of time of sobriety in the center part of thse token, you will see the words “to thine own self be true”, you will see the AA circle and the triangle motif you will see three pillars of service which represents unity, service and recovery and you will find the serenity prayer on the back.
These tokens is really vital since it represents your sobriety. You should always be thankful for everyday that you are sober. These tokens can be bought in The Token Shop.