Handel's London (Middlesex) copper Conder halfpenny token dated 1791. Obverse: Profile to the left of the famous composer Handel with legend: “I KNOW THAT MY REDEEMER LIVETH • G. F. HANDEL”. Reverse: Legend and date on four lines in centre and also around circumference: “BENEVOLENT CHORAL FUND INSTITUTED 1791 • FOR ITS DECAY’D MEMBERS WIDOWS AND ORPHANS”. Plain edge. Less common example in nice collectable condition for type with usual weak strike in areas, see photograph.
D&H Middlesex No: 1023. Diameter 28.5mm. VF+. £65.00
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