Phoenix Umeå

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The Phoenix was built in 1861 for the Ångslupsbolaget Phoenix ,Stockholm . It was sold months later in 1862 to J. Tjernberg of Umeå and was used as a passenger steamship on the Ume river which flows from the mountains on the Norwegian border through Umeå and out into the Baltic sea.

These Tokens were used between 1862-1874.


Obverse: Phoenix Umeå (5 Roses)

Reverse: Blank

Phoenix Umeå
400px
Source (Smith)
Filename UME-PU-1.jpg
Value
Add Desc. Octagonal
Size (mm) 27
Weight (g)
Manufacture Brass
Notes Smith Sweden 860FA
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Source (Smith)
Filename UME-PU-2.jpg
Value
Add Desc. Octagonal
Size (mm) 27
Weight (g)
Manufacture Copper
Notes Smith Sweden 860FB
UME-PU-3.jpg
Source (Smith)
Filename UME-PU-3.jpg
Value
Add Desc. Octagonal,

IT Stamped in oval on Obverse

Size (mm) 27
Weight (g)
Manufacture Copper
Notes Smith Sweden 860FC

(damaged Token)

UME-PU-4.jpg
Source (Smith)
Filename UME-PU-4.jpg
Value
Add Desc. Octagonal,

IT Stamped in oval on Obverse

Size (mm) 27
Weight (g)
Manufacture White Metal
Notes Smith Sweden 860FD

Photo: Magnus Wijk, Myntauktioner i Sverige

UME-PU-5.jpg
Source (Smith)
Filename UME-PU-5.jpg
Value
Add Desc. Octagonal
Size (mm) 27
Weight (g)
Manufacture White Metal
Notes Smith Sweden 860FE

photo: Magnus Wijk, Myntauktioner i Sverige

References

Auction lot WM Phoenix Umeå Token

skargardsbatar.se (SV)

tugboatlars.se (SV)