Lloyd & Ridley's Button Manufacturer's Dublin Halfpenny 1794

Lloyd & Ridley’s (Dublin) copper Conder halfpenny token dated 1794. Obverse: A cypher of “L&R” (Lloyd & Ridley) above sprigs of crossed oak tied with a ribbon: “PRO ME * SI MEREAR * IN ME”. Reverse: Justice standing with her eyes bandaged, holding a sword and scales: “THE LAND WE LIVE IN HALFPENNY 1794”, her hand points to the "L". Edge inscription: “PAYABLE IN DUBLIN OR HAROLDS CROSS BUTTON FACTORY”. Lloyd and Ridley were button manufacturers with a business at No. 36 Castle Street, Dublin and Harold’s Cross, about a mile south of the city. Good collectable condition, see photograph.

D&H Dublin No: 338. Diameter 27mm. VF-. £20.00

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