½ Penny Hampshire - Portsea / G. Sargeant

½ Penny (Hampshire - Portsea / G. Sargeant) -  obverse½ Penny (Hampshire - Portsea / G. Sargeant) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer United Kingdom
Type Token
Year 1794
Value 1/2 Penny = 1/24 Shilling (1/480)
Currency Conder tokens (1787-1797)
Composition Copper
Diameter 29 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 40567
Numista (https://numista.com)
References DH# 69,
Richard Dalton, Samuel H. Hamer ; 1918. The Provincial Token-Coinage of the 18th Century. Davisson's Ltd., London, United Kingdom.
Atkins# 45
James Atkins; 1892. The Tradesmen's Tokens of the Eighteenth Century. W.S. Lincoln, London, United Kingdom.

Obverse

Shield of arms of Portsea, legend around, date below

Note: point of javelin just above second limb of A

Lettering:
PORTSEA HALFPENNY·
1794

Reverse

Ship sailing to right, denomination above, sprigs of leaves below

Lettering: HALFPENNY

Edge

Inscripted and engrailed

NOTE: variety exists

Lettering: AT GEORGE EDWARD SARGEANTS PORTSEA

Comments

There are several obverse, reverse and edge varieties of this type, DH#68-78.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1794  85% DH#69 - AT GEORGE EDWARD SARGEANTS PORTSEA
1794  19% DH#69a - PAYABLE AT THE STORE OF + + + +

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