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”), INCORPORATED BY ACT OF PARLERMENT 1792, harp with eight strings, reverse:…
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Description

Ireland, Dublin, imitation Copper Halfpenny Trade Token, 1792, obverse: seated figure of Hibernia left (the Latin name for “Ireland”), INCORPORATED BY ACT OF PARLERMENT 1792, harp with eight strings, reverse: H M Co. cypher, CAMAC KYAN AND CAMAC HALFPENNY, loop of cypher C to second diagonal stroke of first A of second CAMAC, top of cypher C points to second stroke of N of AND, AN of AND touch, PE and NNY of HALFPENNY touch, edge plain, diam. 26mm (Dalton & Hamer “The Provincial Token Coinage of the 18th Century” 197, this token illustrated).

Struck on an imperfect flan, about very fine for issue and exceptionally rare.

Ex Baldwin’s Basement Collection, Baldwin’s Auction 102, September 2016, lot 2738

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” 197, this token illustrated

Provenance

Ex Baldwin’s Basement Collection, Baldwin’s Auction 102, September 2016, lot 2738

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