USA 1930's - Ceylon MN

H. P. Andrews 50 cent

An USA Twenty Five Cents Merchant Trade token from H. P. Andrews, Grocery & General Store of Ceylon, Martin County, Minnesota. Opened in 1908 and operated till he died in 1943.

SPECIFICATIONS
Value50 cents
AlloyAluminum
Diameter27.3 / 25.4 mm
Thickness1.4 mm
Weight1.6? gms
ShapeOctagon
EdgePlain
DieAxis
hpandrews_ceylon_mn_50c_obverse hpandrews_ceylon_mn_50c_reverse
Uncataloged

Obverse : Image of a bow-tie at center with name H. P. ANDREWS, above along periphery, and town CEYLON,   MINN. below in two lines, all within dot-circle.
Reverse : Large 50 ¢ at center with the legend GOOD FOR on top and IN MERCHANDISE below at bottom along the periphery, all within dot-circle.

Please see the very similer H. P. ANDREWS, 5¢ token for more details.

The 220 dpi images of token are displayed at 250 dpi. Image is from an e-Bay Auction by a Token dealer in Minnesota, that I won in 2003 September.