Speak Easy Token??? Please Help!!!

Hello all! This is my first post to this site! I am a Civil War relic hunter from Tennessee that has been in the hobby for several years. One of my first finds is this half dollar sized token that was recovered at an old house site in Murfreesboro Tennessee, near The Stones River National Battlefield. I have recovered a number of cool Civil War artifacts here at this site including some rare bullets and even a US belt buckle but the majority of stuff I recovered is some junk from the early 1900s. One of the more notable items is a 1916 dated letter opener advertising a law office in Boston Mass.

Anyways, I was wondering if someone could help me identify what this may be since I have found no help with google searches. This token on the front has a primative rabbit on it with the words Bunny Hutch Grill Cleveland, O… On the back it has the phrase A pal to a pal at the top and the word gangster in the middle. It also has a No. 23 in the middle and a series of numbers going around the coins edges as if maybe it is a code for access to a VIP possibly into a 1920s-1930s Speak Easy. I was told by a couple of more experienced collecters I should look into its originality as I may have a desirable collectors item. As I mentioned, it was one of the first pieces I recovered out of a very large collection. I made a mistake by cleaning it with brasso and while I shined the surface, the patina in the recessed ridges of the numbers is still intact to authenticate its age. I still regret that! Anyone know anything or heard similar stories about something like this or know of someone who may help? Any help is appriciated! Thanks!!!
Brent - www.rutherfordcountyboys.com

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