Eames, Holland and Andrew's Petersfield Mounted Dragoon Halfpenny 1793

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Eames, Holland and Andrew's Petersfield (Hampshire) copper halfpenny token dated 1793. Obverse: Mounted dragoon presenting sword, on horse trotting to left with legend: “PETERSFIELD”. Reverse: A stork on a tuft of marshy ground with legend: “PROMISSORY HALFPENNY. 1793”. Edge inscription: “EAMES . HOLLAND & ANDREWS PETERSFIELD – X -”. This token served three tradesmen in Petersfield. As late as 1860 there was a Henry Eames, watchmaker, in the town, however, of the other two there appears no trace. Nice collectable condition, see photograph.

D&H Hampshire No: 48. Diameter 28.7mm. VF+. £45.00

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