General Elliot Birmingham (Warwickshire) copper Conder halfpenny token,
dated 1792. Obverse: Cypher of “PS” in script within chain circle and
legend: “BIRMINGHAM HALFPENNY 1792”. Reverse: Bust of General
Elliot to the left with legend: “GENERAL ELLIOT.”. Plain edge. Peter
Skidmore issued this token for collectors and his initials appear on the
obverse. General Elliot was the heroic commander of the British garrison
of Gibraltar that withstood a Spanish siege lasting over three years.
Ex-W. Anderson Collection. Nice collectable condition for type with some
original lustre remaining, see photograph.
D&H Warwickshire No: 224. Diameter 31.2mm. EF. £85.00
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