Coins, Tokens and Medals of the Caribbean from the late Raymond Brandon Collection

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Date of Auction: 2nd April 2014

Sold for £240

Estimate: £150 - £200

Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica Railway, cupro-nickel 50 Centavos (Rulau 42); CUBA, Ariguanaboa, uniface aluminium bus tokens (3), stamped a, Tapaste, Stma. Trinidad, cupro-nickel 50 Centavos, 1890 (Rulau 341); EL SALVADOR, Berlin, Meardi y Del’pech, 1915, brass (Rulau 9), Finca La Tegucigalpa, brass 2 Réales (Rulau 10), Velasquez & Del’pech, brass 2 Réales, stamped 6, brass Réales (2), stamped with flower and 6 (Rulau 15, 18), Chalchuapa, J. Salvador Moran, aluminium Réal, copper with star-shaped hole (Rulau 4), Comasagua, Korn, brass 2 Réales (Rulau 6), Jucuapa, Fincas del Dr A. Zelaya, brass, bolsa café (Rulau 24), San Augustin, Finca Galingagua, aluminium 4 and 2 Réales (Rulau 27-8), San Vicente, Botica de Angulo, copper Quarter-Réal (Rulau 2), Santa Ana, Finca Santa Rosa, brass 2 Réales (Rulau 28); GUATEMALA, San Diego, Koch, Hagmann & Co, brass Quarter-Réal (Rulau 203), San Marcos, Santa Elena, copper Réal, 20mm (Rulau –), United Fruit Co, brass One Stem (3, all Rulau 331), HAITI, aluminium workers’ loading token, ‘V’; HONDURAS, Puerto Cortes, J.A. Aybar, cupro-nickel Six-and-a-Quarter Centavos, 1898 (Rulau 16); together with other Latin-American base metal tokens (19), of Mexico, Argentina, Peru, etc) [43]. Generally about very fine, some scarce £150-200