Ireland, Hibernian Mine Company, Trade Token, 1792

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Ireland, Dublin, Hibernian Mine Company, Copper Halfpenny Trade Token, 1792, obverse: seated figure of Hibernia left (the Latin name for “Ireland”), INCORPORATED BY ACT OF PARLIAMENT 1792, harp with seven…
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Description

Ireland, Dublin, Hibernian Mine Company, Copper Halfpenny Trade Token, 1792, obverse: seated figure of Hibernia left (the Latin name for “Ireland”), INCORPORATED BY ACT OF PARLIAMENT 1792, harp with seven strings, top of head under C of ACT, top of harp to lower left serif of L of PARLIAMENT, second A of PARLIAMENT below I, EN of PARLIAMENT touch, 9 above 7, 2 above 9, harp strings thin and widely spaced, reverse: H M Co. cypher, TURNER CAMAC CHAIRMAN HALFPENNY, top of cypher C points to second downstroke of H of CHAIRMAN, RN of TURNER touch, AM of CAMAC touch, NN of HALFPENNY touch, edge PAYABLE IN DUBLIN OR BALLYMURTAGH, diam. 28mm (Dalton & Hamer “The Provincial Token Coinage of the 18th Century” 285).

Better than fine for issue and very rare.

Ex Edgeworth Collection
Ex L L Fletcher Collection, acquired 19 February 1903 for 6d
Ex Baldwin’s Basement Collection, Baldwin’s Auction 102, September 2016, lot 2705

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” 285

Provenance

Ex Edgeworth Collection; Ex L L Fletcher Collection, acquired 19 February 1903 for 6d; Ex Baldwin’s Basement Collection, Baldwin’s Auction 102, September 2016, lot 2705

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