Pocket tokens are little shapes of metal, aluminum, or resin that are created as a type of memorial coin. They often have memorial related inscriptions written on the front or back of the token. Inscriptions can come from a snippet of a poem or scripture. Most people keep the tokens in their pocket or purse and feel a sense of comfort by having it close to them throughout the day. It is can be symbolic of a loved one's memory and therefore, a treasure to the beholder.