Obverse Design "NCO CLUB" curves along the top. An bow-shaped ornament appears in the top middle. In the middle is "LIFELINERS" in quotes, and another bow-shaped ornament appears below it. "FORT KOBBE" curves along the bottom. Circle of beads close to the edge. Smooth plain raised edge.
Reverse Design A large "1" followed by "00" in smaller size. The top of the zeros is about even with the top of the "1". Under the "00" is "IN TRADE" in an oval block going across. Below the "IN TRADE" is a line. The line is about even with the bottom of the "1". Circle of beads close to the edge. Smooth plain raised edge.
Metal Brass. Weight Unknown. Size and Shape Round, 34 mm in diameter.
Dates Issued Unknown; similar designs used around 1970.
Issuer Fort Kobbe, on the west bank of the canal near the Pacific entrance and next to Howard AFB.
Mintage Unknown.
Rarity Very Rare. Manufacturer Unknown; design very similar to those used by Meyer and Wenthe Company. Other Catalog Numbers Cunningham's CZ270e, Curto's F297-100, Henkle's CZ-55.
Varieties One variety is in nickel, one in brass with a hole, and a third exists in brass without a hole.
Function Perhaps a post exchange token.
Population Count Only one specimen in collector hands is known to me. I do not know of any recent sales.