BrianRxm Tokens and Medals (Exonumia) 10/96
British Game Counters
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British game counters used during Victorian times.
These were made to imitate real British gold coins but were made of brass and had different inscriptions.
Britain Model Half sovereign
1. Great Britain Victoria model half sovereign gaming token
 
Brass, 19mm, 2.19gm
 
Obverse:
Profile of Queen Victoria
VICTORIA QUEEN OF GREAT BRITAIN 1841
 
Reverse:
Royal crown logo
THE PRINCE OF WALES MODEL HALF SOVRN
 
Britain token spade guinea
2. Great Britain George III spade guinea gaming token - Good Times 1788
 
Brass, 25mm, 3.17gm
 
Obverse:
George III facing right
GEORGIVS III DEI GRATIA
 
Reverse:
Spade guinea design
IN MEMORY OF THE GOOD TIMES
1788
 
Britain token spade guinea
3. Great Britain George III spade guinea gaming token - Rex Tenby 1790
 
Brass, 25mm, 3.17gm
 
Obverse:
George III facing right
GEORGIVS III DEI GRATIA
 
Reverse:
Spade guinea design
JR.ET.JW.REX.F.D.TENBY.ST.C.M.S.P.ET.C
1790
 
The "JR.ET.JW.REX.F.D.TENBY.ST.C.M.S.P.ET.C" means:
Joseph Rollason and John Wood, Rex, Fidei Defensor, Tenby Street (Birmingham),
Chain Makers, Stampers, Piercers, Etc.
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