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OK... I am stumped once again! | Cairo (Egypt) parking token

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 Posted 06/04/2010  2:38 pm Show Profile Check COINAHOLIC's eCrater Listings Bookmark this topic Add COINAHOLIC to your friends list Get a Link to this Message

Any help as to Country would be great.





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 Posted 06/04/2010  6:14 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add svslav to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Looks like some kind of utilities token (electricity, water). That gear makes me think of Algeria. Could be way off!
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I have no idea, but that is a really unique/strange looking coin!
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 Posted 06/15/2010  9:23 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Sap to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Item #687 on this page reports to be a

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Cairo Parking Meter token (not tramway as first thought) Cog & 3 shields rev. rev. Arabic Aluminium 23mm.

Here's their pic. The "three shields" are actually three Arabian-style arches, with three minarets in silhouette and "al-Qahira" (Cairo) in Arabic written underneath. The same symbolism and stylized script can be seen on the flag of Cairo. "Al-Qahirat" is also the Arabic word on the left side of the thunderbolt symbol on the token.
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Sap, you never cease to amaze me! That is it! Thank you so much! Your extensive collection of catalogs an knowledge are outstanding!

svslav, I looked through everything Algeria, as the gear idea would have suggested. So thank you also!

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I have similar token.
I've shown your token and my token at World of Coins website.
Afrasi said that your token is for the trolley bus, double fare.

Exists also for single fare. There were similar pieces also for the tram, also single and double fare.
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