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Coal Token

Description:
Tokens such as this were used as a tally when transporting coal. This one is inscribed "PECK OF SALTCOATS NORTH BRITAIN". A peck was a measure of dry goods equivalent to two gallons.
Materials/Media:
copper
Dimensions:
D 19mm
Source:
North Ayrshire Heritage Centre
Digital Number:
NAMI003n
Copyright:
North Ayrshire Council