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1912 "Libertad 10 Pesos" with Winged Liberty Head (dime) design obverse, game counter ?

dcarrdcarr Posts: 8,001 ✭✭✭✭✭

I have seen some different varieties of the "Libertad 25" Standing Liberty game token.
But this is the first I have seen of one with a (mirrored) Winged Liberty Head design.
20mm diameter, gilt brass, holed. Obviously, this had to be made after 1916 since the Winged Liberty 10-cent piece was not released before that. I am thinking that this is a game counter from the same source and vintage as the Standing Liberty "25" tokens.


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    CaptHenwayCaptHenway Posts: 31,550 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Fascinating. I have never seen this before.

    I like the idea that it is a Game Counter.

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    NumisOxideNumisOxide Posts: 10,989 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Never seen that one before. Like it!

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    oih82w8oih82w8 Posts: 11,896 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Medal alignment as well.

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    ZoinsZoins Posts: 33,864 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited March 28, 2023 6:42PM

    A really interesting thing about this issue is that all 4 or 5 specimens I’ve seen are holed. That would be very odd for game counters. Has anyone seen an unholed one?

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