1 Penny Wellington - Edward Bewley

1 Penny (Wellington - Edward Bewley) -  obverse1 Penny (Wellington - Edward Bewley) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Ireland
Type Token
Year 1816
Value 1 Penny (1/240)
Currency Currency tokens (1757-1816)
Composition Copper
Weight 17.8 g
Diameter 33 mm
Thickness 2.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 80767
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References Withers# 1810,
Paul Withers, Bente R. Withers; 2010. The Token Book / Volume 1. British Tokens of the 17th 18th and 19th Centuries and Their Values. Galata Print Limited, Llanfyllin, Powys, Wales.
Davis# 10
William John Davis; 1904. The Nineteenth Century Token Coinage of of Great Britain, Ireland, the Channel Islands, and the Isle of Man, to which are added tokens of over one penny value of any period. Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.

Obverse

Laureated bust left with engraver's name on bust truncation. Date below, lettering above, beaded border

Lettering:
WELLINGTON & VICTORY
I PARKES
1814

Engraver: I. Parkes

Reverse

Britannia left seated on a rock; spear held in left hand, right arm raised holding olive branch. Shield with Irish harp below right, ship at sail in distance on left. On the ground I P F Parkes. Lettering above, date in exergue, beaded border

Lettering:
EDWD BEWLEY
I P F PARKES
1816

Engraver: I. Parkes

Edge

Central groove containing diagonal milling (graining)

1 Penny (Wellington - Edward Bewley) -  obverse

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Comments

Irish, Wellington and Victory copper penny sized token by Edward Bewley, 1816 dated 1814 under the bust of Wellington. Made in 1816 to commemorate 1814. This token is listed by Davis as 10, with the engraver listed as I. Parkes, and by Withers as 1810, and as Common in rarity. The issuer was a grocer at 35, South Earl Street (Dublin). Penny 1816 Wellington & Victory Edwd Bewley Dublin TK-2 D-10.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1816 

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