Isle of Capri Casino, Bossier City, Louisiana. Three different .999 silver casino chips. Each showing a different parrot. They are gold plated on the outer rim to make them look bi-metallic. Weighing 36.9 grams (1.186 ounces) of pure silver.
These two gambling chips were issued by Metropolitan Casinos Ltd, which as far as we know,
no longer exists. We know they are pre-decimal, i.e. before 1971, because one of the
denominations is 10/- or Ten Shillings. After Decimalization it would have been called 50
There are two chips the 10/- (Ten Shillings) in gold lettering on a blue background. The
other chip was a £1 with green lettering on a red background. At the time £1 was a lot of
You get both chips which we think are very interesting, especially at this price.
Remember that they are at least 38 years old. An interesting bit of history, which the internet
wishes to replace completely.