Australia New South Wales Wollongong
W.F. & D.L. Lloyd Token Penny 1859 (AD)
Mint: Uncertain British
Standard References: Andrews 331 = Heyde 151
A round copper token (28 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 has been badly damaged by many knocks on reverse.
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), 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
7.427 g (Weight)
Andrews 332 = Heyde 152
[Book] Andrews, Arthur. 1921. Australasian Tokens and Coins.
[Book] Heyde, Gilbert C. & Skinner, Dion H. 1967. Unofficial Coins of Colonial Australia and New Zealand.