Australia New South Wales Wollongong
W.F. & D.L. Lloyd Token Penny 1859 (AD)
Mint: Uncertain British
Previous Collections: George McArthur
Standard References: Andrews 331 = Heyde 151
A round copper token (34 mm diameter). The token gives the name and address of the issuer, W.F & D.L. Lloyd Drapers, Grocers, Wine & Spirit Merchants, Woolongong together with the date of issue, 1859 and the offer to take Colonial Produce in exchange. This token is slightly damaged.
W.F. & D.L. LLOYD / DRAPERS GROCERS / WINE / & SPIRIT / MERCHANTS / WOLLONGONG
Arms of New South Wales supported by emu and kangaroo and with the motto ADVANCE AUSTRALIA on the ribbon; around outside a line circle, COLONIAL PRODUCE . TAKEN IN (1859) EXCHANGE
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), George McArthur, 15/3/1976
Obverse: W.F. & D.L. LLOYD DRAPERS GROCERS WINE & SPIRIT MERCHANTS WOLLONGONG Reverse: ADVANCE AUSTRALIA COLONIAL PRODUCE TAKEN IN EXCHANGE (1859)
Type of item
14.623 g (Weight)
Andrews 33 = Heyde 151
[Thesis] Lugton, Mary E. 1989. George McArthur of Maldon: his Life and his Book Collection.
[Catalogue] Morrison, Ian. 2003. The Baker of Maldon.
[Book] Andrews, Arthur. 1921. Australasian Tokens and Coins.
[Book] Heyde, Gilbert C. & Skinner, Dion H. 1967. Unofficial Coins of Colonial Australia and New Zealand.