Sir Isaac Newton London Halfpenny 1793

Sir Isaac Newton London (Middlesex) copper Conder halfpenny token dated 1793. Obverse: Bust to left with legend: “SR. ISAAC NEWTON”. Reverse: Winged caduceus with intertwined serpents, olive branch and cornucopia with legend: “HALFPENNY 1793”. Engrailed edge. Of interest to coin collectors as, in addition to being Astronomer Royal and famous scientist, Sir Isaac Newton was also Master of the Royal Mint for a time, then situated in the Tower of London. Nice collectable condition, see photograph.

D&H Middlesex No: 1033. Diameter 28.1mm. VF+. £35.00

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