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 white metal, 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.".
A British issue 50 centimes token for use by German POW's in France during the First World War.
Index card note: Prison Camp Currency. British Expeditionary Force. 50 centimes. White metal. Octagonal. No date.
Coin is located within coin cabinet 1 - 459A. The coin was previously allocated number 90.