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Whist Counter Gambling Token - Victoria Keep Your Temper
Whist Counter Gambling Token - Victoria Keep Your Temper

Whist Counter Gambling Token - Victoria Keep Your Temper

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Whist Counter Gambling Token - Victoria Keep Your Temper

Obverse: (Young Victoria, left) H.M.G.M VICTORIA QUEEN OF GREAT BRITAIN

Reverse: (Woman seated at a table playing cards, counter tokens on the table) / KEEP YOUR TEMPER

Country: United Kingdom - Counter Tokens
Type: Token
Currency: Counter Tokens
Composition: Brass
Diameter: 22.4 mm
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Shape: Round
Rim: Plain
Orientation: Medal alignment ??
Condition XF/AU

History: 
Made by Thomas Kettle’s this Whist Counters were part of a series of British tokens sold at street shops or given away as advertising cards from the time of George III (1760-1820) through the reign of Victoria (1837-1876). Whist is a card game played at the time the likes of today Bridge.

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