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    What is a 20c consommer token?

    I dug this thin copper token/coin from a park, it has a picture of horse facing to the right on the obverse is the words "20C consommer". I hope their is someone who can help . thank you t- net group.
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    Last edited by GoldenEagle; Mar 29, 2012 at 10:02 PM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GoldenEagle View Post
    I dug this thin copper token/coin from a park, it has a picture of horse facing to the right on the obverse is the words "20C consommer". I hope their is someone who can help . thank you t- net group.
    European...French or German maybe gambling token. Cool find. Scroll down. http://www.brianrxm.com/dirhtm/cnstokens_europe.htm

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    Quote Originally Posted by WilliamBoyd View Post
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    Interesting site Brian. Can you ID this? What Is It and How Old?

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    It is a French Consommer gambling machine token, used by early 1900's gambling machines.

    The "20c" is 20 Centimes, 1/5 of a French Franc, about US 5 cents at the time.

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