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½ Puffin - Martin Coles Harman

Features

Country Lundy
Type Token
Year 1929
Value 1/2 Puffin (0.5)
Metal Bronze
Weight 5.6 g
Diameter 23 mm
Thickness 1 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized yes
References X# Tn1, Sp# 7851, Schön# 1
Unusual World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Coins of England & the United Kingdom
by Philip Skingley
(Spink)
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Bust facing left

Lettering:
MARTIN · COLES · HARMAN
1929

Reverse

Puffin

Lettering:
LUNDY
HALF PUFFIN

Edge

Smooth with inscription

Lettering: LUNDY LIGHTS AND LEADS

Comments

Edge inscription is raised and upside down when reverse is up.
Martin Coles Harman (1885-1954) was an English businessman who bought the island of Lundy in 1925 and proclaimed himself King of Lundy.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1929  50,000 33.54

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½ Puffin - Martin Coles Harman