Co-op token

Description
The Co-op issued plastic tokens such as this during the 1950s and early 1960s. They were bought at the Co-op shop in High Street, Exeter and then exchanged at home when deliveries of milk and bread were made.
Accession Loan No.
87/1993/1
Collection Class
Numismatics
Common Name
Co-op token
Simple Name
token
Full Name
one pint (milk) value trade token
Dimensions
; ; ; whole diameter 25 mm
Period Classification
Modern (1900-)
Production Year Low
1950
Production Year High
1969
Family Group

Material
plastic
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe
Issuer Person
Co-operative Retail Services Ltd
Place
Exeter
Inscription / Transcription
EXETER / BRANCH / CO-OPERATIVE RETAIL SERVICES LTD; 1 PINT

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