Kendal R&D Sailing Ship Halfpenny 1794


Kendal (Westmoreland – now Cumbria) copper Conder halfpenny token undated. Obverse: A man-of-war ship in full sail to right: “THE GUARD & GLORY OF BRITAIN”. Reverse: Cypher of “R&D” crested by a lion: “KENDAL”. Edge inscription: “PAYABLE IN DUBLIN OR LONDON”. Only seven token types were issued for Kendal. Lovely collectable condition with much original lustre remaining, see photograph.

D&H Westmoreland No: 5a. Diameter 29mm. EF+. £60.00

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