London, St Margaret Church, Halfpenny Token, 1797

Item Reference: C156KG059201 In Stock Share
Great Britain, Middlesex (London), Skidmore (established by John Skidmore, c.1748-1823, furnisher and stove-plate maker with businesses in Clerkenwell and High Holborn, and later token issuer with his sons), Series of…
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Great Britain, Middlesex (London), Skidmore (established by John Skidmore, c.1748-1823, furnisher and stove-plate maker with businesses in Clerkenwell and High Holborn, and later token issuer with his sons), Series of Churches and Gates, Copper Halfpenny Trade Token, dated 1797, obverse: view of a church, ST. MARGARETS . LOTHBURY . BT. 1690 around (St Margaret Lothbury is a Church of England parish church in the City of London; it spans the boundary between Coleman Street Ward and Broad Street Ward; it was destroyed in the Great Fire of London (1666) and rebuilt by the office of Sir Christopher Wren), reverse: P S Co cypher, date below, within circle and beaded border, DEDICATED . TO . COLLECTORS . OF . MEDALS & COINS around, no extra ornaments on the cypher, edge plain, diam. 28mm (Dalton & Hamer “The Provincial Token Coinage of the 18th Century” 605).

In NGC holder graded MS63 RB, brilliant with nearly full original colour.

Specification

Period1748 - 1823 AD
Date1797
Token Group

Tokens

Token Category

18th Century

Token Region

18th century England

Token County

London

Metal

Copper

Size (mm)

28

ReferencesDalton & Hamer “The Provincial Token Coinage of the 18th Century” 605

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