Kendal R&D Justice Halfpenny 1794

Kendal (Westmoreland – now Cumbria) copper Conder halfpenny token dated 1794. Obverse: Justice blindfolded standing holding scales and a sword with legend: “FOR CHANGE NOT FRAUD”. Reverse: Cypher of “R&D” crested by a lion with legend: “KENDAL”. Edge inscription: “PAYABLE IN LANCASTER LONDON OR BRISTOL”. Only seven token types were issued for Westmoreland, all for Kendal. Good collectable condition, neatly lacquered in the past, see photograph.

D&H Westmoreland No: 4a. Diameter 29mm. VF+. £35.00

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