Boy and Samuel Johnson Birmingham Mule Halfpenny 1793

Birmingham (Warwickshire) copper mule Conder halfpenny token dated 1793. Obverse: Figure of boy with spanner in hand standing by large auger: “BIRMINGHAM HALFPENNY 1793”. Reverse: Bust of Samuel Johnson to the left: “DR. SAML. IOHNSON.”.  Edge inscription: “PAYABLE IN LONDON” with the remainder engrailed. Nice collectable condition with a few light edge bruises, see photograph.

D&H Warwickshire No: 51. Diameter 28mm. VF-. £25.00

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