Middlesex, Skidmore, Foundry Token, 1791

Item Reference: C134Z5002392 In Stock Share
Great Britain, Middlesex, High Holborn, Mule Copper London Halfpenny Trade Token, dated 1791, by John Skidmore (c.1748-1823, furnisher and stove-plate maker with businesses in Clerkenwell and High Holborn), obverse: register…
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Great Britain, Middlesex, High Holborn, Mule Copper London Halfpenny Trade Token, dated 1791, by John Skidmore (c.1748-1823, furnisher and stove-plate maker with businesses in Clerkenwell and High Holborn), obverse: register stove, “No.123 HIGH HOLBORN LONDON” around square edges, PAYABLE AT SKIDMORES FURNISHING REPOSITORY around in outside border, reverse: large anchor and cable, M. PINTOSH HORSHAM around, date below, edge SKIDMORE HOLBORN LONDON, diam. 28mm (Dalton & Hamer 483).

Nearly mint state, bronzed with attractive fields, tiny spot in reverse field, very rare.

Specification

Date1791
Token Group

Tokens

Token Category

18th Century

Token Region

18th century England

Token County

Middlesex

Metal

Copper

Size (mm)

28

ReferencesDalton & Hamer 483

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