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Birmingham & Risca Copper Company 1811 Clasped Hands Copper Penny Token

ID Number: 5802
Category: Irish & World Tokens
Catalogue Number: Withers 296; Davis 60
Grade: Good Extremely Fine
Weight: 18.34 g.; 35 mm.
Date: 1811
Denomination: Copper Penny Token
Pedigree: ex Francis Cokayne collection w ticket
Price: $120.
Additional Details
UK Birmingham & Risca Copper Company Clasped Hands 1811 Copper Penny Token.  18.34 g.; 35 mm.; edge neatly grained right /////; medal orientation.  Withers 296; Davis 60.  BIRMINGHAM AND RISCA * COPPER COMPANY * around single line circle enclosing clasped hands, a line of pellets above, date 1811 below.  The corner of the cuff points to the end of R in RISCA and the cuffs are square.  The numerals of the date are uneven.  The N and Y of COMPANY touch at the top.  Rx. PAYABLE IN BIRMINGHAM..+.. around; in centre ONE / PENNY / TOKEN within a single line circle.  The upright of K has no inner serif at the top.  The letters of TOKEN are even and HAM is correctly distanced from the circle.

Good Extremely Fine
w even dark brown glossy surfaces, w trace of red color remaining.  $120.

Ex Francis B. Cokayne Collection w his ticket having purchased from the F.G. Lawrence Collection, Sotheby 2-4 May 1900, Lot 377 part. 
Obverse side
Princess Kaiulani Collection
Reverse side
Princess Kaiulani Collection
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