Extremely Rare Hallan's David Garrick Birmingham Halfpenny 1792

Extremely Rare Hallan’s Birmingham (Warwickshire) copper Conder halfpenny token dated 1792. Obverse: Legend in crude letters on eight lines: “HALFPENNY PAYABLE AT THE INTELLIGENCE OFFICE FOR MASTERS AND SERVANTS KEPT BY WM. HALLEN 1792”.  Reverse: Bust of David Garrick to left with legend: “DAVID GARRICK. ESQ.R”. Plain edge. Listed in Dalton & Hamer as: “RRR - EXTREMELY RARE”. In addition to his china and glass business, Hallan also ran a registry office for servants. Nice collectable condition for type, see photograph.

D&H Warwickshire No: 139a. Diameter 28.8mm. EF-. £165.00

e-mail David at d-stuart@d-stuart.demon.co.uk to order.

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