Charles Earl of Stanhope London Halfpenny

Political and Social Series London (Middlesex) copper Conder halfpenny, undated. Obverse: Bust of Earl Stanhope to left holding book, with legend: “STANHOPE NOBLE WITHOUT NOBILITY”. Reverse: Flame on altar with inscription “HAMPDEN & SIDNEY” on front, and irradiating cap of liberty above with legend: “SACRED TO LIBERTY”. Diagonally milled edge. Charles, Earl Stanhope was a popular figure and gifted philosopher, scientist, author and politician. Nice collectable condition, see photograph.

D&H Middlesex No: 1040. Diameter 30.1mm. VF-. £30.00

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