Ireland, Dublin, Halfpenny Token, 1792

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Ireland, Dublin, Copper Halfpenny Trade Token, 1792, obverse: seated figure of Hibernia left (the Latin name for “Ireland”), INCORPOATED BY ACT OF PARLIAMENT 1792, harp with eight strings, top of…
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Description

Ireland, Dublin, Copper Halfpenny Trade Token, 1792, obverse: seated figure of Hibernia left (the Latin name for “Ireland”), INCORPOATED BY ACT OF PARLIAMENT 1792, harp with eight strings, top of head under C of ACT, top of harp to stem of R of PARLIAMENT, RP of INCORPOATED touch, IAME of PARLIAMENT touch, C’s and O’s larger, reverse: H M Co. cypher, CAMAC KYAN AND CAMAC HALFPENNY, inverted cypher, AN of KYAN touch, MA of second CAMAC touch, NY of HALFPENNY touch, edge plain, diam. 27mm (Dalton & Hamer “The Provincial Token Coinage of the 18th Century” 124).

Struck on a damaged planchet, otherwise nearly fine for issue and exceptionally rare.

Ex Baldwin’s Basement Collection, Baldwin’s Auction 102, September 2016, lot 2725

Specification

Token Group

Tokens

Token Category

18th Century

Token Region

18th century Ireland

Metal

Copper

ReferencesDalton & Hamer “The Provincial Token Coinage of the 18th Century” 124
Weight1792 g

Provenance

Ex Baldwin’s Basement Collection, Baldwin’s Auction 102, September 2016, lot 2725

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