Australia New South Wales Jamberoo
William Allen Token Penny 1855 (AD)
Mint: Thornthwaite
Previous collections: National Gallery of Victoria
Standard References: Andrew 6 = Heyde 6

Physical Description

A round copper token (34 mm diameter) featuring the name and business name of the issuer: William Allen General Stores of Jamberoo. It features Arms with the motto ADVANCE AUSTRALIA and a floral bouquet of rose, thistle and shamrock. A section of the flan to the right of the date is missing.

Obverse Description

Curved around central image of rose, shamrock and thistle, WILLIAM ALLEN / GENERAL / STORES / . JAMBEROO .

Reverse Description

Arms of New Soutrh Wales supported by poorly formed kangaroo (left) and emu (right); above, ADVANCE AUSTRALIA; below, 1855

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