Lot 2003
Eastern North Carolina Herring Fish Tokens
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Bertie County, North Carolina, circa 1930, including seven tokens marked PERRY WYNNS FISH CO. COLERAIN, NC and two marked CHOWAN RIVER FISH CO.

From the Personal Collection of Louis Daniel, III

These tokens were given fish cleaners and pickers for payment and could be redeemed in the company store for groceries and dry goods. These tokens represent an important part of eastern North Carolina heritage.

Oxidation to metal surfaces.