Somersetshire, Bath, W. Lutwyche, Halfpenny Token, c.1795

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Great Britain, Somersetshire, Bath, William Lutwyche (1754-c.1801, toymaker at Temple Row and, later, St Philip’s churchyard, he was responsible for coining a huge variety of trade tokens), Copper Halfpenny Trade…
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Description

Great Britain, Somersetshire, Bath, William Lutwyche (1754-c.1801, toymaker at Temple Row and, later, St Philip’s churchyard, he was responsible for coining a huge variety of trade tokens), Copper Halfpenny Trade Token mule, undated (c.1795), obverse: shield of arms (the city wall with two wavy bars for the Avon river and/or the mineral springs in the city, the sword is the symbol of St. Paul, patron saint of the Abbey and city), THE ARMS OF THE CITY OF BATH around, reverse: perspective view of buildings and a street, BATH STREET around, BATH. in exergue, edge engrailed, diam. 28mm (Dalton & Hamer “The Provincial Token Coinage of the 18th Century” 63).

Good extremely fine with subdued colour, a little softly struck up on the obverse, very rare.

Specification

Date c.1795
Token Group

Tokens

Token Category

18th Century

Token Region

18th century England

Token County

Somerset

Metal

Copper

Size (mm)

28

References Dalton & Hamer “The Provincial Token Coinage of the 18th Century” 63

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