British Co-op tokens denominated in money

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malj1

We now break for a commercial!  ;)

I just scanned the listing in Steve Cribb's first attempt. Co-op Tokens and So On.

Mention is also made of of some fibre tokens, a red 6d and two mutuality; 5d red and 10d grey. followed by mention of a Red painted tin Post Office pillar-box. Inscribed ROYAL ARSENAL C S L 'Take these checks frequently to your local branch for exchange. Every purchase means a saving to you.'
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RACS 1 bob

Denomination all almost regular octagonal bracteates. Sample size of 19.
Scanned by class within denomination.

Class 1. Straight dash. Sample size of 13. Quite a variety here so perhaps tomorrow.

Class 2. Angled dash. 5 degree dash in 1/-. Sample size of 6

ROYAL ARSENAL COOPERATIVE SOC · / LIMITED / 1/-  0.94g  23.2mm (dash points at T)
ROYAL ARSENAL COOPERATIVE SOC · / LIMITED / 1/-  0.91g  23.5mm (dash points at A)
ROYAL ARSENAL CO OPERATIVE SOCY · / LIMITED / 1/-  1.44g  23.4mm

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redwine

#63
Bread Tokens - rewritten due to Mal & Co-op Tokens and So On  8)
There must be a 1d out there :-\

Bracteate
ROYAL ARSENAL COOPERATIVE / SOCY LTD / 1/2D / BREAD 1g 19.4mm rounded square
ROYAL ARSENAL CO.OPERATIVE / SOCY Y LTD / 2D / - / BREAD 25.4mm 1.44g oblong with cut corners
ROYAL ARSENAL CO.OPERATIVE / SOCY Y LTD / 2D / _ / BREAD 25.5mm 1.08g oblong with cut corners
ROYAL ARSENAL CO.OPERATIVE / SOCY Y LTD/ 3D / - / BREAD 25x18.9mm 0.9g oblong with cut corners
ROYAL ARSENAL CO.OPERATIVE / SOCY Y LTD/ 3D / _ / BREAD 25.5x19.3mm 1.04g oblong with cut corners
ROYAL ARSENAL CO.OPERATIVE / SOCY LTD / 3D / _ / .. 25.6x19.7mm 1.36g oblong with cut corners
ROYAL ARSENAL CO.OPERATIVE / SOCY LTD / 3D / _ / .. 25.6x19.6mm 1.18g oblong with cut corners (different 3 to above)
ROYAL ARSENAL CO.OPERATIVE / SOCY LTD / 6D / - / BREAD 27.3x22.4mm 1.12g oblong with cut corners
ROYAL ARSENAL CO.OPERATIVE / SOCY LTD / 6D / _ / BREAD 27.9x23mm 1.38g oblong with cut corners
ROYAL ARSENAL CO.OPERATIVE / SOCY LTD/ 6D / .  28.4x23.9mm 2.05g oblong with cut corners
1/- ??

Brass
5/- ??
O: .ROYAL ARSENAL COOPERATIVE. / SOCY LTD / 20/-  R: RL ARSENAL / BREAD / CO.OP SOCY / LTD 3.4g 22.3mm hexagonal
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malj1

Quote from: redwine on December 31, 2014, 08:25:53 AM
;D I wish!
Accumulated at boot sales 20 years ago. 8)
IIRC?

I didn't see that if I recall correctly.  ;D
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redwine

 ;D Crikey, there's was me thinking it was something to do with rounded corners! :-[
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redwine

This is what I'm looking at.
Top 7 are SOCY & CO.OP.  Bottom 6 are SOC.
Struggling to find any that are the same.
I start with the slash and dash pointing to which letters.
The size of the lettering for LIMITED. And position of L relative to 1.
The size of the 1. Gap between 1, / and -.

Oh well.

A question.  Were the Coop staff issued with special tokens as their divi? Like the orange painted jobby?
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malj1

I shall have to sleep on it! its bedtime

I have downloaded a copy so that I can lighten it up to view better. I also felt all mine were different, possibly the 1/- had the most use.

The main feature is the figure 1 flat-top with short-squat or tall-thin.

Others have sloping-top 1...
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redwine

I'm having a break ::)
Found a piccy of this though
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malj1

Isn't that a lovely one.  8) 

When you stop to consider there must have been thousands made.
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redwine

RACS 1 bob

Denomination all almost regular octagonal bracteates, up 3mm out.  Average size taken approximately.  Sample size of 19.
Scanned by class within denomination.

Class 1. Straight dash. Sample size of 13.
a) SOCY
ROYAL ARSENAL CO·OPERATIVE SOCY * / LIMITED / 1/-  1.01g  22.3mm (P/T -I, Long 1)
ROYAL ARSENAL CO·OPERATIVE SOCY · / LIMITED / 1/-  0.72g  23mm (O/I -A, Fat 1)
ROYAL ARSENAL CO·OPERATIVE SOCY · / LIMITED / 1/-  0.91g  23.5mm (O/I -T, Fat 1)
ROYAL ARSENAL CO·OPERATIVE SOCY · / LIMITED / 1/-  1.05g  23.3mm (O/T -T, note colouring)
ROYAL ARSENAL CO·OPERATIVE SOCY · / LIMITED / 1/-  1g  22.7mm (P/I -T)
ROYAL ARSENAL CO·OPERATIVE SOCY · / LIMITED / 1/-  0.98g  23.6mm (P/M -T)

b) SOC
ROYAL ARSENAL CO OPERATIVE SOC · / LIMITED / 1/-  0.95g  23.5mm (C/T -R)
ROYAL ARSENAL CO OPERATIVE SOC · / LIMITED / 1/-  0.84g  23.3mm (C/I -R)
ROYAL ARSENAL COOPERATIVE SOC · / LIMITED / 1/-  0.93g  23.4mm (O/I -A)
ROYAL ARSENAL COOPERATIVE SOC · / LIMITED / 1/-  1.08g  24mm (O/I -R)

Class 2. Angled dash. 5 degree dash in 1/-. Sample size of 6

ROYAL ARSENAL COOPERATIVE SOC · / LIMITED / 1/-  0.94g  23.2mm (O/I -R)
ROYAL ARSENAL COOPERATIVE SOC · / LIMITED / 1/-  0.91g  23.5mm (O/I -A)
ROYAL ARSENAL CO OPERATIVE SOCY · / LIMITED / 1/-  1.44g  23.4mm (O/I -R)

-R signifies dash points at R   C/T signifies slash points at C & T.
'Points at' meaning the first letter the continuation of that line hits.
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malj1

See these two from my lot in Reply 15, these have no dot after SOC ...but not matching 1's - one fat , one thin!









Malcolm
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redwine

#72
Splendid ;D 
RACS 1 bob

Denomination all almost regular octagonal bracteates, up 3mm out.  Average size taken approximately.  Sample size of 19.
Scanned by class within denomination.

Class 1. Straight dash. Sample size of 15.
a) SOCY·
ROYAL ARSENAL CO·OPERATIVE SOCY * / LIMITED / 1/-  1.01g  22.3mm (P/T -I, Long 1)
ROYAL ARSENAL CO·OPERATIVE SOCY · / LIMITED / 1/-  0.72g  23mm (O/I -A, Fat 1)
ROYAL ARSENAL CO·OPERATIVE SOCY · / LIMITED / 1/-  0.91g  23.5mm (O/I -T, Fat 1)
ROYAL ARSENAL CO·OPERATIVE SOCY · / LIMITED / 1/-  1.05g  23.3mm (O/T -T, note colouring)
ROYAL ARSENAL CO·OPERATIVE SOCY · / LIMITED / 1/-  1g  22.7mm (P/I -T)
ROYAL ARSENAL CO·OPERATIVE SOCY · / LIMITED / 1/-  0.98g  23.6mm (P/M -T)

b) SOC·
ROYAL ARSENAL CO OPERATIVE SOC · / LIMITED / 1/-  0.95g  23.5mm (C/T -R)
ROYAL ARSENAL CO OPERATIVE SOC · / LIMITED / 1/-  0.84g  23.3mm (C/I -R)
ROYAL ARSENAL COOPERATIVE SOC · / LIMITED / 1/-  0.93g  23.4mm (O/I -A)
ROYAL ARSENAL COOPERATIVE SOC · / LIMITED / 1/-  1.08g  24mm (O/I -R)

c) SOC
ROYAL ARSENAL COOPERATIVE SOC / LIMITED / 1/-  g  24mm (O/I -R, Broader one than below)
ROYAL ARSENAL COOPERATIVE SOC / LIMITED / 1/-  g  23mm (O/I -R, Thin one)

Class 2. Angled dash. 5 degree dash in 1/-. Sample size of 6

ROYAL ARSENAL COOPERATIVE SOC · / LIMITED / 1/-  0.94g  23.2mm (O/I -R)
ROYAL ARSENAL COOPERATIVE SOC · / LIMITED / 1/-  0.91g  23.5mm (O/I -A)
ROYAL ARSENAL CO OPERATIVE SOCY · / LIMITED / 1/-  1.44g  23.4mm (O/I -R)

-R signifies dash points at R   C/T signifies slash points at C & T.
'Points at' meaning the first letter the continuation of that line hits.

edit sizes added. M
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redwine

Many thanks Mal.

RACS 6d
I've decided on 5 classes
1) D with dash underneath
2) D with dot underneath
3) D with 2 dots underneath
4) D with dash and dot underneath
5) D with dash and 2 dots underneath

Within those there are various varieties ::)  And yes, I've checked Mal's pieces this time! :o  Just as well as I don't have a Class 3 piece :-[
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redwine

RACS 1 bob

Denomination all almost regular octagonal bracteates, up 3mm out.  Average size taken approximately.  Sample size of 19.
Scanned by class within denomination.

Class 1. Straight dash. Sample size of 18.
a) SOCY·
ROYAL ARSENAL CO·OPERATIVE SOCY * / LIMITED / 1/-  1.01g  22.3mm (P/T -I, Long 1)
ROYAL ARSENAL CO·OPERATIVE SOCY · / LIMITED / 1/-  0.72g  23mm (O/I -A, Fat 1)
ROYAL ARSENAL CO·OPERATIVE SOCY · / LIMITED / 1/-  0.91g  23.5mm (O/I -T, Fat 1)
ROYAL ARSENAL CO·OPERATIVE SOCY · / LIMITED / 1/-  1.05g  23.3mm (O/T -T, note colouring)
ROYAL ARSENAL CO·OPERATIVE SOCY · / LIMITED / 1/-  1g  22.7mm (P/I -T)
ROYAL ARSENAL CO·OPERATIVE SOCY · / LIMITED / 1/-  0.98g  23.6mm (P/M -T)

b) SOC·
ROYAL ARSENAL CO OPERATIVE SOC · / LIMITED / 1/-  0.95g  23.5mm (C/T -R)
ROYAL ARSENAL CO OPERATIVE SOC · / LIMITED / 1/-  0.84g  23.3mm (C/I -R)
ROYAL ARSENAL COOPERATIVE SOC · / LIMITED / 1/-  0.93g  23.4mm (O/I -A)
ROYAL ARSENAL COOPERATIVE SOC · / LIMITED / 1/-  1.08g  24mm (O/I -R)
ROYAL ARSENAL CO.OPERATIVE SOC · / LIMITED / 1/-  g  23.3mm (·/T -R 1 broad, slanting top )
ROYAL ARSENAL CO.OPERATIVE SOC · / LIMITED / 1/-  g  23.8mm (·/T -R 1 less broad, slanting top )
ROYAL ARSENAL CO.OPERATIVE SOC · / LIMITED / 1/-  g  23.6mm (·/T -R 1 least broad, slanting top )

c) SOC
ROYAL ARSENAL COOPERATIVE SOC / LIMITED / 1/-  g  24mm (O/I -R, Broader one than below)
ROYAL ARSENAL COOPERATIVE SOC / LIMITED / 1/-  g  23mm (O/I -R, Thin one)

Class 2. Angled dash. 5 degree dash in 1/-. Sample size of 6

ROYAL ARSENAL COOPERATIVE SOC · / LIMITED / 1/-  0.94g  23.2mm (O/I -R)
ROYAL ARSENAL COOPERATIVE SOC · / LIMITED / 1/-  0.91g  23.5mm (O/I -A)
ROYAL ARSENAL CO OPERATIVE SOCY · / LIMITED / 1/-  1.44g  23.4mm (O/I -R)

-R signifies dash points at R   C/T signifies slash points at C & T.
'Points at' meaning the first letter the continuation of that line hits.

Forgot the funny ones, thanks for the reminder ;)
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