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Coal

Coal Token (1)

Description:
Tokens such as this were used as a tally when transporting coal. This is an example of the kind issued to miners at the Auchenharvie Pits, Stevenston, bringing a set weight of coal to the surface. The inscription reads "A LOAD OF ROUND COALES".
Materials/Media:
copper
Dimensions:
18mm
Source:
North Ayrshire Heritage Centre
Digital Number:
NAMI002n
Copyright:
North Ayrshire Council