Warwickshire, Barker, Die Trial, c.1795

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Great Britain, Warwickshire, George Hollington Barker (1735-1802, lawyer and coin collector, 7 The Square, father of George Barker), Uniface White Metal Halfpenny Obverse Die Trial, undated (c.1795), obverse: shield of…
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Description

Great Britain, Warwickshire, George Hollington Barker (1735-1802, lawyer and coin collector, 7 The Square, father of George Barker), Uniface White Metal Halfpenny Obverse Die Trial, undated (c.1795), obverse: shield of arms, crest a bare-chested warrior armed with spear and shield, G H B in ornamental script below, BIRMINGHAM HALFPENNY around, reverse: blank, edge plain (rough), diam. 31mm (Dalton & Hamer “The Provincial Token Coinage of the 18th Century” unlisted, see 65bis I).

Good extremely fine and retaining some brilliance, weakly struck at 3 to 6 o’clock but much as made, exceptionally rare.

Ex Baldwin’s Basement Collection, Baldwin’s Auction 97, September 2015, lot 996

Specification

Datec.1795
Token Group

Tokens

Token Category

18th Century

Token Region

18th century England

Token County

Warwickshire

Metal

White Metal

Size (mm)

31

ReferencesDalton & Hamer “The Provincial Token Coinage of the 18th Century” unlisted, see 65bis I

Provenance

Ex Baldwin’s Basement Collection, Baldwin’s Auction 97, September 2015, lot 996

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