Isaac Earlysman Sparrow token

Made:
1823 in England
maker:
Thomas Wyon

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Sparrow token, copper, diameter 23mm, with milled edge. obverse, featuring bust profile to L [Isaac Earlysman Sparrow], legend Ironmonger Bishopsgate London [Sparrow not cited]. reverse, Balloon, legend Ascended at Oxford, June 23, 1823. [James Sadler]

Details

Category:
Coins, Medals & Tokens
Object Number:
1950-318/46
Materials:
complete and copper
type:
token and token and
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • exchange medium
credit:
Penn-Gaskell Collection