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Check - '2', Phoenix Foundry Co Ltd, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, 1871-1906 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20234

Summary:
Check with the number '2', minted and issued by Phoenix Foundry Co Ltd, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, 1871-1906. It was probably used as a factory pass.
Description:
A copper piece (32 mm diameter) featuring a phoenix and locomotive. It has been cleaned and varnished
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 32 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 13.49 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: foundries, trains, workers tokens
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: TOKENS
Secondary Classification: Australia - Victoria
Tertiary Classification: checks
DateEra: 1871-1906 AD
Obverse Description: A Phoenix rising from the flames
Reverse Description: A steam engine and two carriages stamped 2; around, PHOENIX FOUNDRY CO. LIMITED BALLARAT
Inscriptions: PHOENIX FOUNDRY CO. LIMITED BALLARAT
Shape: Round
Material: Copper
Issued By: Phoenix Foundry (Mint), Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Mint: Phoenix Foundry (Mint)

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