Scarce Hope, Dove and Peace Norwich Halfpenny

Scarce Norwich (Norfolk) copper Conder halfpenny token undated. Obverse: The figure of Hope standing in flowing drapes with her right arm raised and forefinger and thumb extended, while her left hand supports an anchor with legend: “PROSPERITY TO OLD ENGLAND.”. Reverse: Dove carrying olive branch flying over cornucopia with legend: “PEACE AND PLENTY”. Edge inscription: “EMSWORTH HALFPENNY PAYABLE BY IOHN STRIDE.”. Listed in Dalton & Hamer as: “SCARCE”. Ex-Lincoln collection, comes with his ticket. Nice collectable condition with slightly uneven colour, see photograph.

D&H Norfolk No: 26c. Diameter 28.6mm. VF+. £30.00

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