Bronze 10 Pfennig coin issued by the German New Guinea Company converted to a tally piece by KGT. Struck at the Berlin mint, Germany. This coin was issued by the German New Guinea Company but has been used, perhaps as a shift work or tally token, by a company with the initials FGT soon after issue.

Obverse Description

Within wreath, 10 / NEU GUINEA / PFENNIG / 1894; above, NEU GUINEA COMPAGNIE; below, the mint mark for Berlin "A" Note: Large circular hole through denomination counterstamped K / G T

Reverse Description

Bird of Paradise standing on branch with tail displayed

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