Australia New South Wales Jamberoo
William Allen Token Penny 1855 (AD)
Previous collections: National Gallery of Victoria
Standard References: Andrew 6 = Heyde 6
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.
Curved around central image of rose, shamrock and thistle, WILLIAM ALLEN / GENERAL / STORES / . JAMBEROO .
Arms of New Soutrh Wales supported by poorly formed kangaroo (left) and emu (right); above, ADVANCE AUSTRALIA; below, 1855
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15/3/1976
William Allen - William Allen General Stores, Jamberoo, New South Wales, Australia, 1855
William Allen rejected these tokens and they were supplied to the Annendale Toll Gate by the manufacturer J.C. Thornthwaite.
Obverse: WILLIAM ALLEN GENERAL STORES JAMBEROO Reverse: ADVANCE AUSTRALIA 1855
Type of item
14.352 g (Weight)
Andrew 6 = Heyde 6
[Book] Heyde, Gilbert C. & Skinner, Dion H. 1967. Unofficial Coins of Colonial Australia and New Zealand.