William Smith Kingston (Jamaica) halfpenny token undated but evidence indicates 1829. Obverse: Legend on five lines, the top and bottom curved and incuse: “PAYABLE * IN KINGSTON BY * WILLIAM SMITH”. Reverse: Legend on three lines, the top and bottom curved and incuse: “ONE HALF PENNY * JAMAICA * CURRENCY”. Plain edge. William Smith was well established Kingston merchant and also held a number of official positions. Reasonable collectable condition with wear in centres, see photograph.
Pridmore No: 133, Lyall No: 163. Diameter 21.9mm. F-. £55.00
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