USA 1910's - Ceylon MN

Prust & Boehne 5 cent

An USA Five Cents Merchant Trade token from Prust & Boehne, General Store of Ceylon, Martin County, Minnesota. Opened in 1909 and operated till 1915.

Value5 cents
Diameter22.5 / 24.0 mm
Thickness1.6 mm
Weight1.32 gms
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Obverse : Image of a bow-tie at center with name PRUST & BOEHNE, above along periphery, and town CEYLON,   MINN. below in two lines, all within dot-circle.
Reverse : Large 5 ¢ at center with the legend GOOD FOR on top and IN MERCHANDISE below at bottom along the periphery, all within dot-circle.

Ceylon histroy for probably an advertisment published in 1914 records Get your new percale dress material at Prust-Boehne at 35 cents per yard. .

Please also see the very similer PRUST $ BOEHNE, $1.00 token and 10 ¢ token.

The images of token are displayed at 250 dpi. Image is from an e-Bay Auction by a Token dealer in Minnesota, that I lost in 2005 December.