Shell Token - Explorers of Canada Leif Ericsson

Shell Token - Explorers of Canada (Leif Ericsson) - obverseShell Token - Explorers of Canada (Leif Ericsson) - 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
Number N# 177657
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)

Obverse

Portrait of Leif Ericsson on a ship with another figure

Lettering:
LEIF ERICSSON
C. 1000

Reverse

Text in English and French

Lettering:
FIRST EUROPEAN
TO LAND AND WINTER
IN NORTH AMERICA
---------\---\------------
PREMIER EUROPEEN
A DEBARQUER ET HIVERNER
EN AMERIQUE DU NORD

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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