Very Rare Beehive Rochdale Mule Halfpenny 1792

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Very rare Rochdale (Lancashire) copper Conder mule halfpenny token dated 1792. Obverse: The Arms of the Clothworkers' Company with a ram crest and legend: “ROCHDALE HALFPENNY 1792”. Reverse: Bees swarming around a bee hive with legend: “INDUSTRY HAS IT'S SURE REWARD.”. Plain edge. Listed in Dalton & Hamer as “RR - VERY RARE”. Nice collectable condition, see photograph.

D&H Lancashire No: 148a. Diameter 29.4mm. VF+. £55.00

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