Obverse Design Has "AH" on one line and "NCO" on the second line. Lettering is colored gold and is incuse. Around the edge is a pressed ornamental wreath.
Reverse Design Has a large "25 ¢" in the center, in gold incuse lettering. Around the edge is a pressed ornamental wreath.
Metal Fiber, colored yellow. Weight 8.2 .2 grams. Size and Shape Round, 39.3 mm in diameter.
Dates Issued Tentatively attributed by Cunningham and Henkle to the 1960's.
Issuer Albrook AFB and Howard AFB.
Mintage Unknown.
Rarity Common. Manufacturer Unknown. Other Catalog Numbers Asociación Numismático's F-14, Cunningham's CZ230a, Curto's SC239-25, Henkle's CZ-73 (photo), Plumer page #1 and Schimmel #1.
Varieties None known.
Function Mess token.
Population Count Eleven specimens in collector hands are known to me. Recent sales include:
  1. Auction sale on ebay on March 8, 2008 for $9.99 plus $2.95 shipping.
  2. Auction sale on ebay on February 19, 2007 for $13.37 plus $1.50 shipping.
  3. Offered for sale on eBay at the fixed price of $15.00 plus $1.50 shipping in June, 2006. Auction ended early by seller.
  4. Auction sale on eBay in July, 2000 for $11.50 of the specimen above (VF-20 condition).