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Ischia island Azzurra Docce token
« on: May 22, 2020, 03:32:56 PM »
It is claimed that this token belongs to Ischia island in Italy.
What is it? :
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Re: Ischia island Azzurra Docce token
« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2020, 08:42:16 PM »
Marsciano is in the province of Perugia, in Umbria, but I suspect that is the location of the manufacturer rather than the end user.

Azzurra just means "blue" and is a popular "positive vibe" word used in marketing. "Gli Azzurri" are the Italian national football team, for example.

Docce = showers, the purpose of the token.

It's therefore very generic, so it hinges on where the claim it was used on Ischia comes from, and how reliable you consider it to be.

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Re: Ischia island Azzurra Docce token
« Reply #2 on: May 22, 2020, 08:47:52 PM »
A camping shower token, I presume?

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Re: Ischia island Azzurra Docce token
« Reply #3 on: May 22, 2020, 09:49:09 PM »
That would be my best guess. In big cities, shower tokens could be used by municipal baths, but on Ischia, being a rural location with a lot of tourists, a campsite or beach would be the most obvious.

No Google hits on anything relevant though.

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Re: Ischia island Azzurra Docce token
« Reply #4 on: May 23, 2020, 01:00:52 AM »
Most probably a generic tokens for use anywhere that has a meter attached to a shower; used to regulate the cost of gas or electricity used when heating the water.

I have this similar one also a generic type
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Re: Ischia island Azzurra Docce token
« Reply #5 on: May 24, 2020, 01:56:45 PM »
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