Nigeria (British West Africa) Gilruth Brothers Lagos Token

Nigeria, Gilruth Brothers Merchants Lagos brass advertising ticket or token, thought to have been issued circa 1870-1880. Obverse: Bust of Queen Victoria to left with legend: "VICTORIA REGINA". Reverse: Legend on three lines, the top and bottom curved: "GILRUTH BROS * MERCHANTS * LAGOS". Straight milled edge. Ex-Ford, Tankersley and Lyall Collections. Nice collectable condition for type, see photograph.

Vice No: 10. Diameter 22.3mm. (↑↑) VF. £195.00

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