½ Penny Middlesex - National Series / Prince of Wales

½ Penny (Middlesex - National Series / Prince of Wales) -  obverse½ Penny (Middlesex - National Series / Prince of Wales) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer United Kingdom
Type Token
Year 1795
Value 1/2 Penny (1/480)
Currency Conder tokens (1787-1797)
Composition Copper
Weight 7 g
Diameter 28 mm
Thickness 1.2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 84080
Numista (https://numista.com)
References DH# 962
Richard Dalton, Samuel H. Hamer ; 1918. The Provincial Token-Coinage of the 18th Century. Davisson's Ltd., London, United Kingdom.

Obverse

Profile bust of George, Prince of Wales, right. Lettering around, no border

Lettering: GEORGE PRINCE OF WALES

Engraver: Roger Dixon

Reverse

Crest and motto of the Prince of Wales with date disposed between the feather quills. Lettering around, toothed border

Lettering:
INDUSTRY IS THE PARENT OF SUCCESS
ICH DIEN
1795
HALFPENNY

Engraver: Roger Dixon

Edge

Plain with lettering

NOTE: varieties exist

Lettering: PAYABLE IN LANCASTER LONDON OR BRISTOL

½ Penny (Middlesex - National Series / Prince of Wales) -  obverse

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Comments

Struck in the name of Dixon, Roger; die-engraver Lutwyche, William; manufacturer; issuer

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1795  100% DH#962 (edge "PAYABLE IN LANCASTER LONDON OR BRISTOL)
1795  25% DH#962a (edge "PAYABLE AT LONDON .+.+.+.+.+.)

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