World Tokens (14 February 2012)

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Date of Auction: 14th February 2012

Sold for £620

Estimate: £400 - £500

ABACO, The Bahamas-Cuban Co Ltd, aluminium One Dollar 20 Cents, legend, rev. value, 35mm, 3.28g/12h (Lyall –; Prid. –). Edge nicks and unofficially pierced, otherwise about very fine, extremely rare, perhaps the only known specimen £400-500

Footnote

Provenance: W. Tankersley Collection, Baldwin Auction 18, 12-13 October 1998, lot 177.

The company succeeded the Bahamas Timber Co in 1916