# 413

Lot 413
Poeloe Samboe - Bactreate tinned iron token, 29 mm, value “ 1 “ (cent) within plain circle, P. SAMBOE around. O of Samboe open on left side. Period of issue c. 1914 – 1920 (Scho. 1109a; SS.107; LaWe 559b) - Poeloe Samboe was a former Dutch possession of a minor island in the Riau archipel, about 10 miles from Singapore, where the Asiatic Petroleum Company had large oil-depots. The Great War, 1914-18 caused an acute shortage of small change for paying the labour employed by the Oil Company. Futher emissions were soon forbidden by the Dutch Government - XF - RRR - extremely rare
Starting price: € 200.00
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