Bath, New Rooms, Halfpenny Token, c.1795

Item Reference: C156KG060497 In Stock Share
Great Britain, Somersetshire, Bath, William Lutwyche (1754-c.1801, toymaker at Temple Row and, later, St Philip’s churchyard, he was responsible for coining a huge variety of trade tokens), Copper Halfpenny Trade…
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Description

Great Britain, Somersetshire, Bath, William Lutwyche (1754-c.1801, toymaker at Temple Row and, later, St Philip’s churchyard, he was responsible for coining a huge variety of trade tokens), Copper Halfpenny Trade Token mule, undated (c.1795), obverse: shield of arms (the city wall with two wavy bars for the Avon river and/or the mineral springs in the city, the sword is the symbol of St. Paul, patron saint of the Abbey and city), THE ARMS OF THE CITY OF BATH around, reverse: view of a building, PRINCIPLE ENTRANCE NEW ROOMS around, BATH. in exergue, edge milled, diam. 29mm (Dalton & Hamer “The Provincial Token Coinage of the 18th Century” 64).

Good extremely fine with substantial original colour, patchy tone and some minor spots, scarce.

Ex Daniels Collection.

Specification

Datec.1795
Token Group

Tokens

Token Category

18th Century

Token Region

18th century England

Token County

Somerset

Metal

Copper

Size (mm)

29

ReferencesDalton & Hamer “The Provincial Token Coinage of the 18th Century” 64

Provenance

Ex Daniels Collection.

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