Gus & Squiz 5¢
Two USA Five Cents Merchant Trade token from Ceylon Hotel in Martin County, Minnesota. Gus & Squiz were the nicknames of the owners.
Obverse : Name
GUS & SQUIZ above and state MINN. below along periphery, and
town CEYLON between Two Diamonds at center.
Reverse : Large 5 ¢ at center with the legend * GOOD FOR * on top and IN TRADE below at bottom along the periphery, all within plain rim.
Please also see the very similer 5¢ token with slight variation in center design and larger GUS & SQUIZ 1$ token
The token was imaged at about 250 dpi and the images are displayed at 250 dpi. This token was won in the 2003 January on ebay from a seller from MN, USA
I thank Marlen Bents and Gerald Rosenberg of Ceylon MN, for the history.
See also the Ceylon MN token site for more stories.