Ceylon (Sri Lanka) Robertson & Co's., Oil Yard Mills Island Colombo Token

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J. Murray Robertson & Co's., Oil Yard Mills (Slave Island) Colombo, Ceylon (Sri Lanka) 4½ pence bronze token, undated. Obverse: Initials around central hole with legend: “J. M. ROBERTSON & Co. * COLOMBO * OY OY”. Reverse: Floral design in circular borders. This was issued around 1868 with a value of  4½ pence and subsequently withdrawn around 1872. The Oil Yard Mills were situated near the Vauxhall Mills, Slave Island, Colombo. Good collectable condition, see photograph.

Pridmore Ceylon No: 80. Diameter 31mm. EF-. £65.00

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