|Obverse :|| PANAWATTE ESTATE|
|within a plain circle.|
|Reverse :||50 CTS||within a plain circle.|
Since 50 cents was equivant to a Shilling (i.e. 20 Pence) or more than two times the old Full Task value, it is probably more Modern than the coffee Tokens. Probably from the Early 20th Century.
Listed in Dick Ford Collection (1995 Feb 23 Taisei-Baldwin-Gillio Auction#19 lot #295 part) where it is described as 25 mm and illustrated at 28 mm. In the Noble Auction 83 lot 2156 where it is listed as 29 mm, and remained unsold with an estimate of AU$250.
A. F. B. Smeaton, Suprintendent Panawatte Estate. 20th Century Impressions, Page 878.
Image of token from Noble Auction 83 lot 2156, is displayed at 250 dpi.