Copper One Penny Token, a late strike minted by Thomas Stokes, Melbourne, circa 1918. Issued by Collins & Co, Cheap Clothing Bazaar, Bathurst, 1864. Collins & Co appears to have existed only for a short period, their products included: Groceries, Wines, Spirits, & Clothing.

Previous Collections: National Gallery of Victoria

Physical Description

A round copper token (34 mm diameter) with the name, address and the business of the firm that originally commissioned the obverse die: Collins & Co. Cheap Clothing Bazaar, Bathurst muled with a corroded die originally employed for tokens issued by Love & Roberts of Wagga Wagga, a plough with the motto 'the commercial, pastoral and farming interests'.

Obverse Description

At centre within line circle, COLLINS & CO around, CHEAP CLOTHING BAZAAR BATHURST

Reverse Description

From a very corroded die, at centre a plough around, THE COMMERCIAL PASTORAL & FARMING INTERESTS below 1865 T. STOKES MELBOURNE in small letters above the date

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