1 Penny Morrin & Co. - Auckland

1 Penny (Morrin & Co. - Auckland) -  obverse1 Penny (Morrin & Co. - Auckland) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer New Zealand
Type Token
Years 1860-1866
Value 1 Penny (1⁄240)
Currency Trade tokens (1857-1881)
Composition Copper
Weight 14.9 g
Diameter 34 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 33132
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References R# 382 - 385
Michael T. Pitt, Paul Bickerton, Mike Loy, Simon Gray; 2012. Renniks Australian & New Zealand Tokens Values. Renniks Publications, Banksmeadow, New South Wales, Australia.

Obverse

Figure standing facing left holding scales and cornucopia. Two figures shaking hands in background.

Script: Latin

Lettering: ADVANCE AUCKLAND

Reverse

Tree fern with lettering round outside

Script: Latin

Lettering:
MORRIN & C°
QUEEN STREET
AUCKLAND
GROCERS, WINE & SPIRIT MERCHANTS

Edge

Smooth

Comments

Andrews Catalogue Numbers - R#382 = A#387, R#383 = A#388, R#384 = A#388, R#385 no Andrews number

Rarity: R#382 = R3 - Frequently Seen, #383 = R4 - Scarce, #384 = R8 - Very Rare, #385 = R8 - Very Rare

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1860-1866)  R#382 - Obv: Lowest fronds about equal, "T" of "STREET" between "TS" of "MERCHANTS" Rev: Head of justice under "A" of "Auckland"
ND (1860-1866)  R#383 - Obv: Lowest fronds about equal, "T" of "STREET" opposite "TS" of "MERCHANTS" Rev: Head of justice under "A" of "Auckland"
ND (1860-1866)  R#384 - Obv: Lowest fronds about equal Rev: Head of justice under "AU" of "Auckland"
ND (1860-1866)  R#385 - Obv: Lowest frond on right Rev: Head of justice under "AU" of "Auckland"

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