23rd May 2019

From the past; Articles from Trove about Stokes

The Argus, 3rd November 1862: Thomas Stokes had been criticised for his production of traders’ tokens that were used as unofficial currency in British colonies due to a lack of pennies and half-pennies. They were made illegal in 1863 in Victoria.
The Age, 25th January 1927.
The Herald. 28th January 1922: Stokes & Sons produced the buttons for the RAAF uniforms shown here.

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