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1 Penny Hutton, G - Hobart Town, Tasmania

Features

Country Australia - Colonial
Type Token
Value 1 Penny (1/240)
Currency Trade Tokens
Composition Copper
Weight 12.42 g
Diameter 34 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References Gray# 137,
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.
KM# Tn131
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Michael, Thomas & Tracy L. Schmidt; 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Michael, Thomas (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Obverse

Issuers name and town. Sickle and saw in centre

Lettering:
G. HUTTON IRONMONGER
HOBART TOWN

Reverse

Emu to right and kangaroo to left facing inwards towards each other

Edge

Smooth

Comments

Variations of the gap from sickle point to saw have been reported but this is likely to be the result of die wear. A brass pattern is reported in the Mitchel Library collection.

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Coins Australia - Colonial 1 Penny (Hutton, G - Hobart Town, Tasmania)