Wellawattha Spinning & Weaving Mills
Colombo, Ceylon

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
Denomination pence
Width29.5 mm
Width33.2 mm
Thickness1.0 mm
Weight3.76 gms
P117_obverse P117_reverse
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

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I thank Shiran Cruse, Kandy, Sri Lanka, for the scans of this token from his collection now with me.