Shell Token - Explorers of Canada Radisson / Groseilliers

Shell Token - Explorers of Canada (Radisson / Groseilliers) - obverseShell Token - Explorers of Canada (Radisson / Groseilliers) - reverse

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Features

Location Canada
Type Promotional items › Advertising token
Composition Zinc
Weight 9 g
Size 31.5 mm
Thickness 2.5 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 146212
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)

Commemorative issue

1668-1670 voyage of exploration and trade

Obverse

Scene with two explorers; text above; dates below.

Lettering:
RADISSON - GROSSEILLIERS
1668 - 1670

Reverse

Text in English above; divider; text in French below.

Lettering:
FUR TRADERS
AND EXPLORERS
INSTRUMENTAL IN FOUNDING
"HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY"

MARCHANDS DE FOURRURES
ET EXPLORATEURS A
L'ORIGINE DE LA
"HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY"

Edge

Plain

Comments

One in a series of 12 explorers medallions given out by Shell gas stations in the early 1970s.

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