½ Penny Middlesex - Freedom with innocence / Rule Britannia

½ Penny (Middlesex - Freedom with innocence / Rule Britannia) -  obverse½ Penny (Middlesex - Freedom with innocence / Rule Britannia) -  reverse

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Features

Country United Kingdom
Type Token
Year 1797
Value 1/2 Penny (1/480)
Currency Conder tokens (1787-1797)
Composition Copper
Weight 8.78 g
Diameter 28 mm
Thickness 1 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References DH# 1042
Richard Dalton, Samuel H. Hamer ; 1918. The Provincial Token-Coinage of the 18th Century. Davisson's Ltd., London, United Kingdom.

Obverse

A stag standing left, legend around

Lettering: FREEDOM WITH INNOCENCE

Reverse

Seated figure of Britannia holding spear, shield and palm branch, date in exergue

Lettering:
RULE BRITANNIA
1797

Edge

Plain with lettering, the remainder engrailed with continuous arrow heads <<<<<

Lettering: PAYABLE IN LONDON

½ Penny (Middlesex - Freedom with innocence / Rule Britannia) -  obverse

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Comments

Middlesex Political and Social Series halfpenny token
1042. O: A stag, FREEDOM WITH INNOCENCE around.
            R: Britannia seated, 1797 in exergue.
            E: PAYABLE IN LONDON [with engrailing]
(From 'The Provincial Token Coinage of the 18th Century' by Dalton & Hamer)

Halfpenny Size. MIDDLESEX.
180.  O.  The same as last.
           R.  A Figure of Britannia sitting, "Rule Britannia."  Ex. "1797."
           E.  "Payable in London."
(From 'An Arrangement of Provincial Coins, Tokens, and Medalets' by James Conder)

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1797 

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