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Epps's Cocoa Grateful-Comforting
« on: February 11, 2014, 12:50:15 PM »
An interesting addition to my Cocoa related tokens page is the piece from Epps Cocoa commemorating the the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1897.

Interesting too is that its a shell-card of aluminium with an cardboard core.

To commemorate the 60th year of her Majesties Reign The diamond Jubilee Victoria Queen and Empress 1897 ℞. In Commemoration of the 50th year of the Reign of Queen Victoria Also of Epps's Cocoa Grateful-Comforting 1837-1897

Maker H Grueber London Jan 12 '97 Copyright. Aluminium-shell, 38.5mm 4.7g [see also a close-up of the date]
Malcolm
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