Spence's Oddfellows Rights of Man Political London Halfpenny

Spence’s Odd Fellows Political London (Middlesex) copper Conder halfpenny token undated. Obverse: The conjoined heads of Pitt and Fox: “ODD * FELLOWS * QUIS RIDES” with Pitt crying and Fox laughing. Reverse: Legend on three lines in centre and round periphery: “NOTED ADVOCATES FOR THE RIGHTS OF MAN. THOS. SPENCE SIR THOS. MORE THOS. PAINE”. Plain edge. Thomas Spence rarely missed an opportunity to lampoon the politics of the day and spent some time in prison for his efforts. Lovely collectable condition, neatly lacquered in the past, see photograph.

D&H Middlesex No: 798. Diameter 29.0mm. EF-. £100.00

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