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Token - Bovril Farthing-sized; French type

Token - Bovril (Farthing-sized; French type) -  obverse Token - Bovril (Farthing-sized; French type) -  reverse

© Gervais

Features

Country * Tokens * (France - Advertising Tokens)
Type Token
Years 1889-1890
Metal Copper
Weight 2.25 g
Diameter 21 mm
Thickness 1 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized yes

Obverse

Legend on five lines.

Lettering: BOVRIL -*- 30 FARRINGDON ST. LONDON -*- 5 RUE DE PALESTRO PARIS

Reverse

Legend across centre and around periphery.

Lettering:
BOVRIL
LE PLUS MERVEILLEUX ALIMENT DU SIECLE

Edge

Smooth

Comments

Bovril is the trademarked name of a thick, salty meat extract, developed in the 1870's.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1889-1890) 

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Token - Bovril (Farthing-sized; French type)