Ireland, Dublin, Halfpenny Token, 1792

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Ireland, Dublin, imitation Copper Halfpenny Trade Token, 1792, obverse: seated figure of Hibernia left (the Latin name for “Ireland”), INCOPORETED BY ACT OF PARLERMENT . 1792, harp with six strings,…
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Description

Ireland, Dublin, imitation Copper Halfpenny Trade Token, 1792, obverse: seated figure of Hibernia left (the Latin name for “Ireland”), INCOPORETED BY ACT OF PARLERMENT . 1792, harp with six strings, top of head under first stroke of A of ACT, top of harp between LE of PARLERMENT, reverse: I M Co. cypher, CAMAK KIAN AND CAMAK HALPENNY, cypher o under first C of second CAMAK, edge plain, diam. 27mm (Dalton & Hamer “The Provincial Token Coinage of the 18th Century” 193).

Weakly struck on a large flan, superficial verdigris, very fine and exceptionally rare.

Ex Clements Collection
Ex L L Fletcher Collection, acquired 16 May 1907 for 1/6
Ex Baldwin’s Basement Collection, Baldwin’s Auction 102, September 2016, lot 2736

Specification

Date1792
Token Group

Tokens

Token Category

18th Century

Token Region

18th century Ireland

Metal

Copper

ReferencesDalton & Hamer “The Provincial Token Coinage of the 18th Century” 193

Provenance

Ex Clements Collection; Ex L L Fletcher Collection, acquired 16 May 1907 for 1/6; Ex Baldwin’s Basement Collection, Baldwin’s Auction 102, September 2016, lot 2736

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