Middlesex, Skidmore, Halfpenny Token, 1795

Item Reference: C167LG062320 In Stock Share
Great Britain, Middlesex (London), John Skidmore (c.1748-1823), furnisher and stove-plate maker with businesses in Clerkenwell and High Holborn), Copper Halfpenny Trade Token, dated 1795, obverse: register stove, “No.123 HIGH HOLBORN…
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Great Britain, Middlesex (London), John Skidmore (c.1748-1823), furnisher and stove-plate maker with businesses in Clerkenwell and High Holborn), Copper Halfpenny Trade Token, dated 1795, obverse: register stove, “No.123 HIGH HOLBORN LONDON” around square edges, PAYABLE AT SKIDMORES FURNISHING REPOSITORY around in outside border, reverse: men working in foundry with hammers and anvil, brick furnace behind, date below, MANUFACTORY & IRON FOUNDRY CLERKENWELL, edge milled, diam. 29mm (Dalton & Hamer “The Provincial Token Coinage of the 18th Century” 480).

About extremely fine and bronzed, faded inked lettering in the obverse field.

Ex Spink Auction 192, 24 January 2008, lot 82.

Specification

Date1795
Token Group

Tokens

Token Category

18th Century

Token Region

18th century England

Token County

Middlesex

Metal

Copper

Size (mm)

29

ReferencesDalton & Hamer “The Provincial Token Coinage of the 18th Century” 480

Provenance

Ex Spink Auction 192, 24 January 2008, lot 82.

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