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Offline africancoins

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Some Older Tokens From Egypt
« on: April 21, 2017, 11:03:43 PM »
A new addition to my African Tokens information...

Some Older Tokens From Egypt.

Thanks Mr Paul Baker

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Re: Some Older Tokens From Egypt
« Reply #1 on: May 01, 2017, 05:07:29 PM »
Good stuff all, Paul. Your Egyptian token pages must be the best available on the subject on the net as well as elsewhere.

Detail: I asked the owner of the stand in Beverwijk why it was called "Tseppas". He was very interested in the tokens I showed him but confessed he was no relative. The name was chosen "to honour a famous pastry shop in Egypt", he said. Since the market caters to many Arab clients (which gives it a pleasant exotic flavour), he doubtless hoped that more people would assume he was a member of the Tseppas family. Nevertheless, reason enough to mention the stand as evidence of an enduring recognition of the Tseppas brand name.

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

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Re: Some Older Tokens From Egypt
« Reply #2 on: December 31, 2020, 05:35:05 AM »
Mention is made of the Kit Kat Club as the last item on the page referred to above.

This souvenir was made in 1942 by counter-marking, of all things, a George II1755 guinea coin weight!
Have a look at  my tokens and my banknotes.