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Check - 1 Shilling, Gunsler's Café Hotel, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1879 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 30445

Summary:
Check for 1 Shilling, mint unknown. Issued by Gunsler's Café Hotel, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. According to the Encyclopedia of Melbourne, Gunsler's Cafe Hotel operated from 1879-90, on the site of the City Club Hotel (circa 1872) in Collins Street. Later it became the Vienna Cafe Hotel(1890-1915) and then the Australia Hotel. The new Australia Hotel opened in 1939.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics

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Tagged with: hospitality tokens
Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: TOKENS
Secondary Classification: Australia - Victoria
Tertiary Classification: hospitality checks
Denomination: 1 Shilling
Inscriptions: (edge)
(obverse)
(reverse)
Shape: round
Material: Copper
Issued By: Gunsler's Café Hotel, Australia

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Ron Harvey Posted on 23 May 2010 11:09 AM
Reg. No: NU 30445 - I have found a similar Gunslers cafe coin but it is for 2 shillings.
Would this coin be of any particular interest or value? Thanks. Ron

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