Samuel's grin

Started by Figleaf, August 12, 2012, 10:44:41 PM

Previous topic - Next topic

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Figleaf

Brass, 7.8 grams, 25.1 mm, both sides are the same. All details are incuse, but not engraved, the field is raised.

Looks American, because of the spelling, but there seems to have been a café by that name in Nottingham, so it could be reverse imperialism. After all, Nottingham was the first to try reverse taxation, according to Sir Walter Scott. ;)

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

malj1

My guess is Smilin Sam From Alabam the Salted Peanut Man.
Malcolm
Have a look at  my tokens and my banknotes.

africancoins

I am fairly sure I have one that matches this.

I believe it to be English...  likely Nottingham...  A non-collector mentioned to me once that he had once come across tokens from Smilin' Sam's.......

Thanks Mr Paul Baker

Figleaf

Gaming token for catered gaming grottoes. More info here.

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