Thomas Dodd’s London (Middlesex) copper Conder halfpenny token undated. Obverse: Bust of Handel to right: "INSTRUMENTS TUN’D & LENT TO HIRE . HANDEL". Reverse: A lyre in a radiated circle: "DODD’S CHEAP SHOP FOR MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS". Plain edge. Thomas Dodd was a musical instrument maker with a business in New Street, Covent Garden, London. The lyre was the crest on the Musician's Company incorporated during the reign of James I. Nice collectable condition for type with usual light strike in reverse centre, see photograph.
D&H Middlesex No: 300. Diameter 27.80mm. Thickness 1.77mm. Weight 7.5g. VF+. £45.00
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