Very Rare Anti-Slavery Chained African Halfpenny


Very rare Political and Social Series (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: “BRIMINGHAM REDRUTH & SWANSEA.”. Listed in Dalton & Hamer as "RR - VERY RARE". Good collectable condition with usual light strike, see photograph.

D&H Middlesex No: 1039. Diameter 28.8mm. F+. £150.00

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