South Africa East London Municipal Office Penny Ferry Token 1880

 

South Africa East London (Cape Province) penny token dated 1880. Obverse: Legend around periphery with value in centre: “EAST LONDON MUNICIPALITY * 1D.”. Reverse: Legend around periphery and on three lines in centre: “PAYABLE AT THE MUNICIPAL OFFICE * EAST LONDON”. This was issued for use on the ferry across the Buffalo River. Good collectable condition, see photograph.

Hern No: 178a, Theron No: C44. Diameter 25mm. (↑↑) VF. £15.00

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