Thomas Hardy's Treason Acquittal  London Penny


Thomas Hardy's Political Series London (Middlesex) penny token undated. Obverse: Bust of Hardy to left: “THOs. HARDY SECRETARY TO THE LONDON CORRESPONDING SOCIy. NOT GUILTY NOVR. 5. 1794”. Reverse: Legend on twelve lines in centre and around periphery: “BY THE INTEGRITY OF THE JURY WHO ARE JUDGES OF LAW AS WELL AS FACT. THOS. BUCK. THOS. WOOD. WM. FRAZER. ADAM STAINMETZ. JOHN CONNOP. JOHN MERCER. THOS. SAYER. RICHD. CARTER. NATL. STONARD. JOSH. NICOL. CHARRINGTON AINSLEY.”. Plain Edge. This token commemorated the acquittal of Thomas Hardy from the treasonable charge of sedition. Nice collectable condition with some light edge bruising and stain, see photo.

D&H Middlesex No: 204. Diameter 32.1mm. VF. £45.00

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