1 Penny Robert Andrew Mather, Family Draper - Hobart, Tasmania


Country Australia - Colonial
Type Token
Value 1 Penny (1/240)
Currency Trade Tokens
Composition Copper
Diameter 34 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References KM# Tn163
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)


R. Andrew Mather
& c.
Hobart Town


Lettering: TASMANIA


Token - 1 Penny, Robert Andrew Mather, Family Draper, Hobart, Tasmania
A round copper token (34 mm diameter) featuring the name and business of the company which issued the tokens: R. Andrew Mather & Co. Hobart Town, Family Drapers. The reverse depicts a female figure representing Justice standing facing left. She wears a blindfold and extends a balanced set of scales with her right hand. With her left she holds an inverted cornucopia from which fruits flow onto the ground. She wears an ancient-style of flowing dress bound at the waist, her left arm is draped to near the elbow while drapery falls from her extended arm to below the horizon line behind; around above, TASMANIA. A three-masted sailing ship on horizon at left of token

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Catalog Australia - Colonial 1 Penny (Robert Andrew Mather, Family Draper - Hobart, Tasmania)