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Token: Great Britain Gambling Shilling  1792
Token: Great Britain Gambling Shilling 1792

According to Games et. al., S Fiuri's gaming house opened on Bury Street, St. Mary Axe, London on May 1, 1792. This 'coin' is a silver gaming counter executed by J. Milton who worked for the Royal Mint. There is an ace of spades with a garter crown on the front, and monogram SF on the back. XII is twelve pence, or one shilling. There are also sixepence (VI) pieces.

Well preserved pieces are sought by collectors. Approximate catalog values are:

worn: $50 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $100
well preserved: $200

Remember these are catalog values. Actual buy and sell values are usually less. See our Important Terminology page for more information.

Coin: 20171 , Genre: Tokens
Requested by: Alistair, Wed, 21-Oct-2015 12:57:57 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Wed, 21-Oct-2015 21:36:58 GMT
Requester description: 1792 Italic writing on one side reading 'SJ' or 'SF', couldn't determine which with '1 May 1792' above and 'XII' below. on the other side is a spade (like playing cards symbol) surrounded by a circular belt with inscription 'HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE' on, with branches on the outside of the belt and a crown on top, also small initials 'J M' on the bottom.
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