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1 Penny Token Hanks & Lloyd - Sydney, NSW

1 Penny Token (Hanks & Lloyd - Sydney, NSW) -  obverse1 Penny Token (Hanks & Lloyd - Sydney, NSW) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia - Colonial
Type Token
Year 1857
Value 1 Penny (1/240)
Currency Trade Tokens
Composition Copper
Weight 15.41 g
Diameter 34 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 03-25-1897
References KM# Tn85,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Gray# 98,
Simon Gray; 2013. A Study of Australasian Trade Tokens : An Illustrated Reference of the Merchants Tokens used in Colonial Australia & New Zealand. Self-published, Two Rocks, Perth, Australia. ISBN 9780646910338.
Gray# 98a,
Simon Gray; 2013. A Study of Australasian Trade Tokens : An Illustrated Reference of the Merchants Tokens used in Colonial Australia & New Zealand. Self-published, Two Rocks, Perth, Australia. ISBN 9780646910338.
Gray# 98b
Simon Gray; 2013. A Study of Australasian Trade Tokens : An Illustrated Reference of the Merchants Tokens used in Colonial Australia & New Zealand. Self-published, Two Rocks, Perth, Australia. ISBN 9780646910338.

Obverse

Lettering:
AUSTRALIAN TEA MART
HANKS
AND
LLOYD
SYDENY

Reverse

Arms of New South Wales

Lettering:
PEACE & PLENTY
ADVANCE AUSTRALIA
1857

Comments

Scarse in high grade as most are corroded or have some seawater damage. Many were recovered in the 1960's from the wreck of the "DUNBAR", which sank near Sydney harbour in 1857. This was one of Australia's worts shipwrecks with a death toll of 121 including Samuel Peek who issue the Tea Stores tokens.

Maker: Heaton & Sons

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1857  Gray# 98; SYDNEY 2.5mm high with S left of L. M of MART extended above S of Hanks; R 2
1857  Gray# 98a; SYDNEY 3mm high. (S directly below L). LL of LLOYD 1mm apart; R 5
1857  Gray# 98b; SYDNEY 3mm high. (S partly below L). LL of LLOYD .5mm apart; R 4

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