token, POW currency, 50 centimes, BEF, Great Britain (France)
A British issue 50 centimes token for use by German POW's in France, the token is octagonal and made from zinc, the obverse is engraved with the denomination in centre "50 CTS" encircled by a simple quatrefoil border, the reverse is embossed with the following legend "P. OF W. TOKEN B.E.F.", there are patches of active corrosion on both sides of the token.
A British issue 50 centimes token for use by German POW's in France. Part of a collection of token coinage issued to POW's during the First World War.