Moggeridge & Joyce's Hanging Fleece Dunkirk Factory Halfpenny 1795

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Moggeridge & Joyce's Dunkirk (Somerset) copper halfpenny token dated 1795. Obverse: Lamb’s fleece suspended by a knotted ribbon above "M&J" cypher in script with legend: ".SUCCESS TO THE STAPLE OF ENGLAND.". Reverse: Detailed view of an old multi-storey factory with many windows with legend: "DUNKIRK SOM.T FACTORY 1795". Diagonally milled edge. These were issued by Moggeridge and Joyce, who owned the Dunkirk Factory, south east of Bath. Good collectable condition, see photograph.

D&H Somerset No: 109. Diameter 28.1mm. VF. £35.00

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