Bristol halfpenny token for tead dealer and grocer, 1793

Made:
1793 in England
maker:
Hancock, John Gregory

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Token, copper, 28mm diameter. Bristol halfpenny, 1793. (DH Somerset 89). Issued by Hawkins Bird, tea dealer and grocer, Bristol, Obverse: View of a church tower: ONE HALFPENNY HAWKINS BIRD. WINE STREET NO. 2 BRISTOL. Reverse: View of the old East India House, London : PAYABLE AT THE INDIA TEA WAREHOUSE 1793. Diagonally milled edge. chuch spire is Christ Church, Wine Street, Bristol.

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Category:
Coins, Medals & Tokens
Object Number:
1977-381/49
Measurements:
diameter: 28 mm,
type:
token industry and trade and halfpenny, industry and trade and token
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • exchange medium
credit:
Mr. J Newmark

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