South Africa E. K. Green & Company Wine Merchants Brass Token 7 Countermark

 

E. K. Green and Company Cape Town (South Africa) bronze token undated with “7” countermark. Obverse: Legend on four lines, the top and bottom curved and “7” countermark: “E. K. GREEN & Co. LTD * WINE MERCHANTS * CAPE TOWN”. Reverse:  Legend on four lines, the top and bottom curved: “E. K. GREEN & Co. LTD * WINE MERCHANTS * CAPE TOWN”. Plain edge. These were used for bottle deposit payments from around 1907 and were withdrawn from use in the early 1930's. The countermarks were used to indicate the store of issue. Lovely collectable condition, see photograph.

Theron No: C18. Diameter 21mm. (↑↑) EF. £18.00

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