Cronebane halfpenny token

Made:
1789 in England
maker:
Hancock, John Gregory

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Token, copper, 29mm diameter. Cronebane halfpenny, 1789. (DH Wicklow 3). Associated Irish Mine Company, Ireland; Chas Roe, Macclesfield. Issuer Associated Irish Mine Co., 1789, ½d. Obverse Bust of St Patrick. Reverse Arms: 2 shovels, bugle-horn, 3 pickaxes. Crest: A windlass. Notes The Cronebane copper mine was one of the chief mines (about 6 miles from Wicklow).

Details

Category:
Coins, Medals & Tokens
Object Number:
1977-381/115
Measurements:
diameter: 29 mm,
type:
token
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • exchange medium
credit:
Mr. J. Newmark.

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