A 2¼d Coffee Pickers's Chit, issued prior to 1869. Messrs. Pilo Fernando mills were at Slave Island, Colombo, and were pulled down about 1872.
|Atkins #100 Lowsley #26 Pridmore #34 Mitchiner #2244|
|Obverse :||Centered bust to left, uncrowned, of Queen Victoria||COFFEE PICKER'S CHIT||above along periphery within dotted circle inside raised rim.|
|Reverse :||4D½||PILO FERNANDO|
* COLOMBO *
|along periphery within dotted circle inside raised rim.|
For more details see the circular
of practically the same weight, but of twice this marked value.
The token was scanned at 300 dpi and the images are displayed at 250 dpi.
The almost Unc condition token was purchased in 2002 from a dealer in USA