Extremely Rare Henry Hickman's Birmingham Halfpenny 1792

Extremely rare Henry Hickman's Birmingham (Warwickshire) copper Conder halfpenny token dated 1792. Obverse: Bust to left with only one buttonhole in coat: “JOHN HOWARD F.R.S.". Reverse: Henry Hickman's cypher in centre "HH", with legend: "BIRMINGHAM PROMISSORY HALFPENNY 1792". Edge inscription: "PAYABLE H. HICKMANS WAREHOUSE BIRMINGHAM". Henry Hickman was a wholesale and retail iron dealer with a warehouse in Birmingham. Listed in Dalton & Hamer as "RRR - EXTREMELY RARE". Ex-Gahlin Collection. Good collectable condition for type, see photograph.

D&H Warwickshire No: 145. Diameter 29.4mm. F+. £75.00

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