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Re: Royal Arsenal Cooperative Society
« Reply #75 on: January 15, 2015, 06:20:13 AM »
RACS 10/-

ROYAL ARSENAL CO-OP SOC.LTD. / 10/- 1.3g 24mm plated iron. [as opposed to tinned iron]

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Re: Royal Arsenal Cooperative Society
« Reply #76 on: January 22, 2015, 06:12:35 AM »
Three more tokens that I believe are different varieties to those already listed.

ROYAL ARSENAL CO OPERATIVE SOC· /2D/-/ LIMITED  1.1g  26.4mm

ROYAL ARSENAL CO.OPERATIVE SOC· /3D/../ LIMITED  1.4g  30.7mm [impressed type with large border]

ROYAL ARSENAL CO.OPERATIVE SOC· /2/-/ LIMITED  1.2g  26.6mm hexagonal
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Re: Royal Arsenal Cooperative Society
« Reply #77 on: February 07, 2015, 06:31:34 AM »
Here we have two varieties of the halfpenny.


RACS ½d

Class 1) D with dot underneath
ROYAL A.CO·OP SOCY· / ½D/. 19.8mm

Class 2) D with 2 dots underneath
ROYAL A.CO·OP SOCY· / ½D/.. 19.8mm

Class 3) D with high dot underneath level with hyphen
ROYAL A.CO·OP SOC / ½D/.. 19.8mm
small [normal] dot

Class 4) D with high dot underneath level with hyphen as above
large dot at bottom
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Re: Royal Arsenal Cooperative Society
« Reply #78 on: February 07, 2015, 08:02:22 AM »
Nice one Mal.  8) Now that things are calming down here I'll get on with this.  Ooops the kids are now on hols :-[ :'(
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Re: Royal Arsenal Cooperative Society
« Reply #79 on: February 07, 2015, 08:19:47 AM »
I just got three more halfpennies as you can see! perhaps you have others to add? feel free to edit the above.
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Re: Royal Arsenal Cooperative Society
« Reply #80 on: February 08, 2015, 01:47:21 PM »
Here are the one dotters I have
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Re: Royal Arsenal Cooperative Society
« Reply #81 on: February 08, 2015, 02:08:09 PM »
2 dotters that morph into a dash towards the end
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Re: Royal Arsenal Cooperative Society
« Reply #82 on: July 29, 2015, 06:13:31 AM »
I now have the oblong 6d bracteate tinned iron 28.6 X 23.8mm
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Re: Royal Arsenal Cooperative Society
« Reply #83 on: February 22, 2021, 09:31:40 AM »
Above in the theme is «£2 that's very odd».
«Target on the reverse» is letter O.

And here is «more odder» piece with letter M and individual stamped number (!).

3.01 g, 25.9 мм.

What can be said about it, if you please?
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Re: Royal Arsenal Cooperative Society
« Reply #84 on: February 22, 2021, 09:43:02 AM »
The Royal Arsenal Cooperative Society was perhaps the largest co-op in Britain. They had several shops in what is now the Greater London area. My guess is that the letters were to distinguish these shops.

As for the number, it was evidently punched in later. It may be a membership card number. If so, Royal Arsenal would not have been pleased to be unable to be unable to re-cycle the token.

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