Copper One Penny Token, minted by Heaton & Sons, Birmingham, in 1859. Counterstamped with an arrow. This token is part of a large anonymous token issue made by Heaton & Sons employing die hubbing techniques.
A round bronze token (34 mm diameter). The token features Hustice seated, extending balanced scales and a coat of arms with kangaroo and emu supporters. It has been counterstamped with an arrow.
Australian arms with kangaroo and emu supporters counterstamped with an arrow; above PEACE & PLENTY, below 1859
Justice, blindfolded, seated on barrel and extending balanced scales in right hand; in exergue, 1859
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 11/1/1978
Obverse: PEACE & PLENTY 1859 Reverse: 1859
Type of item
14.035 g (Weight)
[Book] Andrews, Arthur. 1921. Australasian Tokens and Coins., No. 655