Charles Hadduck Chinaman Tea Dealer Birmingham Brass Farthing 1840

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Charles Hadduck's Birmingham (Warwickshire) brass farthing token dated 1840. Obverse: Bust of Chinese native with draped hat with legend: "CHAS HADDUCK ASHTED ROW 1840". Reverse: Tea canister labelled "FINE TEA" with legend: "DEALER IN TEA COFFEE & PROVISIONS". Plain edge. Charles Hadduck was a grocer and tea provision dealer in Ashstead Row, Birmingham and was in business until 1868 or 1868. Nice collectable condition, see photograph.

Withers' Bell No. 470. Diameter 21.7mm. (↑↑) VF+. £25.00

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