A control chit used in Wellawattha Spinning Mills, listed by Lowsley with comment A rough elliptical token in tin, at present (c. 1890-92) in use at the Wellawatta Spinning and Weaving Mills
|Lowsley #L43 Pridmore #P117|
|Obverse :|| Integer 5 above|
Two Capital letter F I
|Highlight. The whole alphabet being employed.|
|Reverse :||blank||(except for incuse Mirror image of Stamp)|
Weight from Lowsley.
* Coins and Tokens of Ceylon, Lieut. Col B. Lowsley, Num. Chron. Sr III Vol. XV, 1895.
* The Coins of British Commonwealth of Nations to the end of the reign of George VI 1952
Part 2 - Asian Territories by F. Pridmore Spink & Son Ltd., 1965. Tokens
The 600 dpi images are displayed at 200 dpi.
I thank Shiran Cruse, Kandy, Sri Lanka, for the scans of this token from his collection now with me.