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Offline Prosit

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Austrian 'good for' Token
« on: March 27, 2008, 12:14:47 AM »
Seems to be a drink token.  It is a chunk of Copper, 27mm, lettering is incuse and it has no rims.
Pretty cheaply made looks like.  It says 25 TIEGEL EIBISWAL  and the last letter D is mostly missing off the edge of the planchet.

Eibiswald is a municipality in the district of Deutschlandsberg in Styria, Austria.
Tiegel...wonder if this is that


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Re: Austrian 'good for' Token
« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2008, 09:17:09 PM »
If it's an Austrian beer token I don't see the connection with a German company that makes heating installations today. It's more likely to be a family name. The beer tokens are very difficult to identify in general, as the issuers were almost by definition small tradesmen, whose shops have disappeared long ago.

An unidentified coin is a piece of metal. An identified coin is a piece of history.