London, St Michael Church, Halfpenny Token, c.1797

Item Reference: C156KG059202 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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Description

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, undated (c.1797), obverse: view of a church, ST. MICHAEL . COLLEGE . HILL around (St Michael Paternoster Royal is a church in the City of London; the original building was destroyed in the Great Fire of London (1666) and rebuilt by the office of Sir Christopher Wren; in 1423 Dick Whittington, the fabled Lord Mayor of London, was buried within its precincts, though the tomb is now lost), reverse: P S Co cypher 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” 572a).

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

Specification

Datec. 1797
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” 572a

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