Left: The Arms of Gloucester 1797                                  Right: St Nicholas Church

Left: The Arms of Gloucester 1797                  Right: St Nicholas Church

Condor Token

City of Gloucester

Gloucester, England UK

1797

Copper

1 1/4 inch

Condor tokens were produced in the late 18th century, as the government had stopped producing copper coins in 1775. The tokens, produced by tradespeople and technically illegal, served a purpose and were popular and accepted locally.