Rare London Masonic Penny 1795


Rare Masonic London (Middlesex) copper Conder penny token dated 1795. Obverse: Cupid and Masonic emblems within a triangle: “MASONIC PENNY. 1795”. Reverse:  The coat of arms of the Free Masons: “PRO BONO PUBLICO”. Edge inscription: “MANUFACTURED BY W. LUTWYCHE BIRMINGHAM .X.”. Listed in Bell's “Specious Tokens and those struck for General Circulation 1784-1804” as “RARE”. Ex-Gahlin Collection. Exceptional collectable condition for type, see photograph.

D&H Middlesex No: 33. Diameter 32.2mm.  EF. £175.00

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