½ Penny Sussex - Hastings

½ Penny (Sussex - Hastings) -  obverse½ Penny (Sussex - Hastings) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer United Kingdom
Type Token
Year 1794
Value 1/2 Penny (1/480)
Currency Conder tokens (1787-1797)
Composition Copper
Weight 8.5 g
Diameter 19 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 92393
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References DH# 26
Richard Dalton, Samuel H. Hamer ; 1918. The Provincial Token-Coinage of the 18th Century. Davisson's Ltd., London, United Kingdom.

Obverse

A sloop sailing left, sprigs of leaves below, legend around

Lettering: SUCCESS & SAFETY ATTEND THE ENDEAVOUR

Reverse

Shield of arms of Hastings between sprigs of palm and laurel, date in exergue

Lettering:
HASTINGS HALFPENNY
1794

Edge

Plain

Comments

Hastings was one of the towns of the Cinque Ports Confederation.
Other varieties exist (DH#24, DH#25)

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1794 

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