Anti-Slavery Chained African Halfpenny

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Political and Social Series London (Middlesex) copper Anti-Slavery Conder halfpenny token undated. Obverse: A chained African kneeling with hands clasped and raised in supplication with legend: “AM I NOT A MAN AND A BROTHER”. Reverse: Two hands joined in friendship with legend: “MAY SLAVERY & OPPRESSION CEASE THROUGHOUT THE WORLD”. Edge inscription: “PAYABLE IN DUBLIN OR LONDON.”. Ex-Tompkin Collection. Lovely collectable condition, see photograph.

D&H Middlesex No: 1038a. Diameter 27.3mm. EF+. £295.00

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