Rare Salisbury Halfpenny 1791


Salisbury (Wiltshire) copper Conder halfpenny token dated 1791. Obverse: A bust to the left: "PAYABlE AT SAlISBURY". Reverse: "WGM" monogram in script with legend: "HAlFPENNY 1791". Plain edge. Note the lower case "l"s in the legends. Listed in Bell's "Specious Tokens and those struck for General Circulation 1784-1804" as "R - RARE". Issuer and die-sinker unknown. Ex-Gahlin Collection. An unusual token in lovely collectable condition with a rich chocolate tone, see photograph.

D&H Wiltshire No: 12a. Diameter 30.5mm. AUNC. £95.00

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