|Scarce Kendal (Westmoreland – now Cumbria)
copper Conder halfpenny token dated 1794. Obverse: Justice blindfolded
standing holding scales and a sword: “FOR CHANGE NOT FRAUD”. Reverse:
Cypher of “R&D” crested by a lion: “KENDAL”. Edge
inscription: “PAYABLE AT BANBURY OXFORD OR READING”. Only seven token
types were issued for Westmoreland, all for Kendal. Listed in Bell’s
“Specious Tokens and those struck for General Circulation” as
Nice collectable condition with much original lustre remaining and small
edge flaw, see photograph.
D&H Westmoreland No: 4. Diameter 29mm. EF. £55.00
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