Obverse Design "NCO CLUB" curved along the top. Bow-shaped ornament in the center. "COROZAL, C.Z." curving along the bottom (C.Z. stands for Canal Zone). Circle of small beads close to the edge. Smooth plain raised edge.
Reverse Design "GOOD FOR" curved along the top. Large "10¢" in the center, with a nearly vertical cent sign under the letter "R". "IN TRADE" curves along the bottom. Circle of small beads close to the edge. Smooth plain raised edge.
Metal Brass. Weight 4.1 .1 grams. Size and Shape Round, 24.6 mm in diameter.
Dates Issued Unknown. Probably pre-World War II. One dollar token listed in 1954 Curto catalog, and at least one 50 cent specimen found in a World War II era dump.
Issuer Corozal, a sub-post of Fort Clayton and located about two miles from Balboa.
Mintage Unknown.
Rarity Common. Manufacturer Unknown. Other Catalog Numbers Asociación Numismático's F-122 (photo), Conte Porras page #106 (photo), Cunningham's CZ80b, Curto's SC19-10, Henkle's CZ-18 (photo) and Plumer page #3.
Varieties Unknown.
Function Mess token.
Population Count 18 specimens in collector hands are known to me. Recent sales include:
  1. Offered for sale on eBay at the fixed price of $25.00 plus $1.50 shipping in June, 2006. Auction ended early by seller.
  2. Auction sale on ebay on July 19, 2004 for $1.25 plus $2.50 shipping in damaged and pitted condition.
  3. Auction sale on ebay on January 15, 2004 for $16.10 plus $1.50 shipping.
  4. Auction sale on ebay on July 26, 2003 for $19.50 plus $2.50 shipping in condition VF/damaged with hole.
  5. Purchase at the CCIF in April, 2001 for $40 in condition AU/UNC.
  6. Auction sale on ebay on February 4, 2001 for $15.