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.
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
Bird of Paradise standing on branch with tail displayed
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), L. H. Walters - Museum Victoria, 15/3/1976
Type of item
9.761 g (Weight)
[Book] Bruce, Colin R. 2006. Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1801 - 1900., 335 Pages