The copper tokens that were possibly issued for service in the Darley, Butler & Co. mill called New Maddema (Slave Island) for coffee, oil and plumbago.
|Lowsley Unlisted; Pridmore #27; Mitchiner #2237a|
|Obverse :||Radiate Sun Face in center DARLEY, BUTLER & CO. *||along periphery within dot circle inside raised rim.|
|Reverse :||1860 in center COLOMBO, CEYLON along periphery within dot circle inside raised rim.|
For more details, see larger token of identical design with diameter 36. mm and 19.86 grams. The pair of tokens represent a full and half task, possibly 9d. and 4½D values, for picking a full and half bag of clean coffee.
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I thank Shiran Cruse, Kandy, Sri Lanka, for this scan of the token from his collection now with me.