Rare Whitfields Long Live the King London Halfpenny 1795

Rare Whitfields London (Middlesex) copper Conder halfpenny token dated 1795. Obverse: Bust to left: “* LONG LIVE THE KING *”. Reverse: A cypher of “I M & Co” with date: “1795” below. Plain edge. Nothing is known of the issuer of this token. Listed in Bell’s “Specious Tokens and those struck for General Circulation 1784-1804” as “RARE”. Good collectable condition for type, see photograph.

D&H Middlesex No: 911b. Diameter 27mm. VF. £25.00

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