Anti-Slavery Chained African London Halfpenny

Political and Social Series London (Middlesex) copper Anti-Slavery Conder halfpenny token undated. Obverse: A chained African kneeling with hands clasped and raised in supplication with legend: “AM I NOT A MAN AND A BROTHER”. Reverse: Two hands joined in friendship with legend: “MAY SLAVERY & OPPRESSION CEASE THROUGHOUT THE WORLD”. Edge inscription: “YORK BUILT A . M . 1223 . CATHEDRAL REBUILT A.D. 1075”. Ex-Major John Crooks Collection. Nice collectable condition, see photograph.

D&H Middlesex No: 1038c. Diameter 27.5mm. VF+. £245.00

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