What is this medal trying to say?

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  1. Orfew

    Orfew Supporter! Supporter

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    Of course I now need to find one of these.
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  3. TIF

    TIF Always learning. Supporter

    How fun! Yes, of course you need one :D. So do I! If you find any, let me know :)

    Edited to add: I have a couple of Christopher Columbus tokens from that 1892 Expo and assume that is the same expo referenced on this token. Maybe you can get more information from a catalog. My tokens have reference numbers citing a work by Eglit.
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  4. Jwt708

    Jwt708 Well-Known Member

    How cool - a token with an ancient design in it!
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  5. ominus1

    ominus1 Well-Known Member

    ahaha..as soon as saw "toilet preparations" i thought of you TIF...^^(because of your Cloc. coins of course:p)..a tribute token of a "tribute" penny of Tiberius i'd reckon..purdy kool tho...
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  6. Cucumbor

    Cucumbor Dombes collector Supporter

    Found this reference : 1892 Madame Ireland's "Herbal Toilet Preparations Exhibition" Souvenir, Montreal Canada, McColl 177 / Leroux 996, 28mm Diameter, White Metal

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  7. Orfew

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    Thanks @Cucumbor for the reference. That should make it easier to track down a few.
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  8. ominus1

    ominus1 Well-Known Member

    back in the day "toiletries" were perfumes, makeup, shaving nicnacs, etc..it wasn't what we now think of when mentioning the word "toilet"..
  9. Bob L.

    Bob L. Well-Known Member

    "What is this medal trying to say?"

    Well, I don't know about all that other stuff on it, but this part seems rather obvious:
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  10. green18

    green18 Sweet on Commemorative Coins Supporter

    Kripes Bob, you're more of a 'devil' than I am........:)
  11. chrsmat71

    chrsmat71 I LIKE TURTLES! Supporter

    That's pretty cool!

    I found these on Amazon....

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