World Tokens, the Property of a North Country Collector

To be Sold on: 2nd October 2019

Estimate: £300 - £400

Guadeloupe, MARIE GALANTE, Anse Canot, 20 (cart loads), ANSE CANOT, rev. 20, copper 28mm (Roehrs 1163; Byrne 1052; Tankersley 385). Very fine, edge bump, very rare £300-£400

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Guadeloupe, MARIE GALANTE, Anse Canot, 20 (cart loads), ANSE CANOT, rev. 20, copper 28mm (Roehrs 1163; Byrne 1052; Tankersley 385). Very fine, edge bump, very rare £300-£400
Marie Galante is a small sugar island located 16 miles south-east of Guadeloupe. These tallies were used by sugar factories close to the small town of Saint Louis, locally called Anse Canot to account for cart loads of sugar cane delivered to the factory for processing c. 1850