½ Penny Warwickshire – Wilkinson / Forge

½ Penny (Warwickshire – Wilkinson / Forge) -  obverse½ Penny (Warwickshire – Wilkinson / Forge) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer United Kingdom
Type Token
Year 1787
Value 1/2 Penny = 1/24 Shilling (1/480)
Currency Conder tokens (1787-1797)
Composition Copper
Weight 14.6 g
Diameter 29.6 mm
Thickness 2.6 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 65663
Numista (https://numista.com)
References DH# 340,
Richard Dalton, Samuel H. Hamer ; 1918. The Provincial Token-Coinage of the 18th Century. Davisson's Ltd., London, United Kingdom.
Atkins# 254
James Atkins; 1892. The Tradesmen's Tokens of the Eighteenth Century. W.S. Lincoln, London, United Kingdom.

Obverse

Bewigged bust of John Wilkinson right, legend around.

Note: period after R in line with base of legend

Lettering: IOHN WILKINSON IRON MASTER

Reverse

Man working an industrial forge, date in exergue.

Note: 1 and 7 curved, 1 under centre of support

Lettering: 1787

Edge

Plain with incuse legend.

Lettering: WILLEY SNEDSHILL BERSHAM BRADLEY

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1787 

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Languages : French
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