James Robertson's Canterbury Cathedral Halfpenny 1794


James Robertson’s Canterbury (Kent) copper Conder halfpenny token dated 1794. Obverse: Very detailed view of Canterbury Cathedral with legend: “UNITY PEACE AND CONCORD : GOODWILL TO ALL MEN”, “CANTERBURY TOKEN”. Reverse: Shield of Arms of the City of Canterbury with legend: “PROTECTION TO OUR KING AND COUNTRY LAWS AND TRADE 1794”. Edge inscription: “PAYABLE AT JAMES ROBERTSONS ++++”. James Robertson was a linen draper with a business in Canterbury. Nice collectable condition with usual weak strike in the legends, see photograph.

D&H Kent No: 7. Diameter 28.6mm. EF-. £50.00

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