Shell Token - Explorers of Canada Etienne Brule

Shell Token - Explorers of Canada (Etienne Brule) - obverseShell Token - Explorers of Canada (Etienne Brule) - 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# 177664
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)

Obverse

Étienne Brûlé, holding rifle, talking to native man.

Lettering:
ÉTIENNE BRÛLÉ
1610 - 1633

Reverse

Lettering:
FIRST
"COUREUR DE BOIS"
EXPLORER
OF GREAT LAKES

PREMIER
"COUREUR DE BOIS"
EXPLORA
LES GRANDS LACS

Edge

Smooth

Comments

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

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