Donald's Bees and Beehive Nottingham Halfpenny 1792

Donald’s Nottingham (Nottinghamshire) copper halfpenny token dated 1792. Obverse: Legend: “DONALD & CO STOCKING MANUFACTURERS WHOLESALE & RETAIL”, surrounded by oval of leaves with: “PROMISSORY HALFPENNY PAYABLE AT NOTTING’M OR”. The second “O” in “PROMISSORY” has clearly been re-cut over an “A” to correct a spelling error. Reverse: Bees swarming around a beehive within a circle of leaves with legend: “No 29 BULL STREET BIRMINGHAM 1792”. Plain edge. Donald & Co. were stocking manufacturers of Nottingham and Birmingham. Good collectable condition, see photograph.

D&H Nottinghamshire No: 7. Diameter 28.4mm. VF-. £25.00

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