Great Britain - ~1794

½ Penny Token (D & H 24 - Norfolk, Norwich)
Obverse - Great Britain  - 1794 Reverse - Great Britain - 1794
Obverse - A short, thick shaped bottle.
Legend: MORE TRADE AND FEWER TAXES, with an ornamental stop.
Reverse - Hope in flowing drapes with her right arm raised and forefinger and thumb extended, while her left hand supports an anchor.
Legend: PROSPERITY TO OLD ENGLAND.
Edge: RICHARD DINMORE & SON NORWICH . X X X X .
Diesinker, Wyon; manufacturer, Kempson. Ten cwts struck. Common.
 
Comments. Richard Dinmore carried on business as a saddler's ironmonger and hemp merchant at Timber Hall, Norwich.
 
   There is a variety of this token, D&H 23, with Hope standing on a larger piece of ground, the lower edge being nearly straight.
Commercial Coins 1787-1804., pp. 132-133
 
An undated token, I date it about 1794 but that's just a guess.
Dalton & Hamer (pg. 212)
Norfolk, Norwich No. 24
O: The same as No. 23.
R:
Hey, I'm pointing to the Y...
Similar to last, but from a different die, which may be distinguished by the figure in this one pointing to the letter Y, and in the former to the T of "PROSPERITY".
E: The same as No. 23.

Home
Last Modified