Hawkins Bird's Bristol (Somerset) copper Conder halfpenny token 1793. Obverse: View of a church tower with legend: "ONE HALFPENNY HAWKINS BIRD. WINE STREET NO. 2 BRISTOL". Reverse: View of the old East India House, London and legand: "PAYABLE AT THE INDIA TEA WAREHOUSE 1793". Diagonally milled edge. Hawkins Bird was a grocer and tea dealer with a business in Bristol. The spire is that of Christ Church situated on Wine Street. Nice collectable condition but small edge flaw, see photograph.
D&H Somerset No: 89. Diameter 28.2mm. VF+. £20.00
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