Australia Victoria Melbourne
R. Calder Trade Token Penny Die 1862 (AD)
Mint: Thomas Stokes
Previous Collections: National Gallery of Victoria

Die produced by Stokes and used to strike trade tokens in 1862 and was employed after World War I for re-striking for collectors.

Physical Description

A steel die 55 mm high with a base diameter of 54 mm and a working surface diameter of 34 mm. The die features the name, address and business of the issuer: R. Calder, Barker Street Castlemaine, wine, spirit and general produce merchants.

Obverse Description

At centre within line circle, R.CALDER / BARKER ST. / CASTLEMAINE; around, : WINE SPIRIT & GENERAL PROVISION MERCHANT: 1862 (incuse mirror)

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