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Other tokens and medals => Other tokens used for payments => Topic started by: malj1 on January 14, 2020, 07:13:09 AM

Title: Bone tokens
Post by: malj1 on January 14, 2020, 07:13:09 AM
I do have quite a collection of bone tokens, here are the latest additions. all are uniface. This type of hand engraved bone are thought to have been made by POW's during the Boer war and possibly WW1

3/- (three shillings) 31.2mm
1/- (one shilling) two 31.3mm
6d (Sixpence) two 28mm

See also Knowlman Bros. LTD (http://www.worldofcoins.eu/forum/index.php/topic,19918.msg135066.html#msg135066) and William Miller Ltd, Portsea UK (http://www.worldofcoins.eu/forum/index.php/topic,43320.msg271595.html#msg271595)