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Token - 5 Rupee, J.S. Clunies Ross, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Australia, 1913 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 29205

Summary:
Australia Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Five Rupee 1913
Ivorine (cellulose nitrate) token No 806 issued by J.S. Clunies Ross
Description:
An octagonal shaped ivorine (cellulose nitrate) token printed in black; at centre Arms with motto PRO PATRIA; around, KEELING COCOS ISLANDS . 1910 . and on the reverse in four lines, 806 / R.5 / J.S.CLUNIES ROSS / 1913
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 32 mm (Width), 32 mm (Length)
Weight: 1.893 g (Weight)
Dimension Comment: Measured flat to flat

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Tagged with: australian territories
Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: TOKENS
Secondary Classification: Australia - Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Tertiary Classification: plantation tokens
Series: Ivorine Tokens
DateEra: 1913 AD
Denomination: 5 Rupee
Obverse Description: Printed in black; at centre Arms with motto PRO PATRIA; around, KEELING COCOS ISLANDS . 1910 .
Reverse Description: Printed in black; 806 / R.5 / J.S.CLUNIES ROSS / 1913
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: PRO PATRIA KEELING COCOS ISLANDS 1910
Reverse: 806 R.5 J.S.CLUNIES ROSS 1913
Shape: Octagonal
Material: Cellulose Nitrate
Issued By: J Clunies Ross, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Australia, 1913
References: Renniks 13

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