British naval halfpenny, token

Made:
1812 in England

British naval halfpenny, token, 1812. Copper; 29mm diameter, 2mm deep. Milled edge. Obverse: head and shoulders profile bust of Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson (1758-1805) in a pigtail, uniform and order (left). Legend, 'ENGLAND EXPECTS EVERY MAN TO DO HIS DUTY'. Reverse: Starboard broadside view of a battleship under sail. Legend, 'BRITISH NAVAL HALFPENNY'. Exergue, '1812'

Details

Category:
Coins, Medals & Tokens
Object Number:
1982-802/18
type:
token and token and
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • exchange medium