½ Penny Taylor, W. J - Melbourne, Victoria

½ Penny (Taylor, W. J - Melbourne, Victoria) -  obverse½ Penny (Taylor, W. J - Melbourne, Victoria) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia - Colonial
Type Token
Year 1851
Value 1/2 Penny (1/480)
Currency Trade Tokens
Composition Copper
Diameter 28 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 1863
References KM# Tn244,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Gray# 277
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.

Obverse

Kangaroo right

Lettering:
MELBOURNE
J.W.TAYLOR MEDALIST TO THE GREAT EXHIBITION.
1851

Reverse

Seated Britannia left legend above

Lettering: AUSTRALIA

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1851  Gray# 277; MC

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