token, POW currency, 2 shillings and 6 pence, BEF, Great Britain
A British issue 2 shillings and 6 pence token for use by German POW's in Great Britain, the token is circular and made from white metal, the obverse is engraved with legend in centre "P.W. 2/6d", the reverse is unmarked except for a beaded border close to the rim.
A British issue 2 shillings and 6 pence token for use by German POW's in Great Britain during the First World War.
Index card note: Prison Camp Currency. Half-a-crown. White metal. No date.
Coin is located within coin cabinet 1 - 459A. The coin was previously allocated number 87.