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W.J. Taylor 'Advance Australia' Token Penny, c. 1860 (AD)
Mint: W.J Taylor, London
The mint name has been removed to make the token seem to be a rare variety
A copper token (34 mm diameter) featuring the denomination and the motto Advance Australia and on the reverse, an emu standing facing right looking at Kangaroo seated on tail in grassy field facing left, in exergue in small letters below the exergue line the name and address of the mint: W.J. Taylor London have been removed.
At centre within a line circle and between two bars, ONE / PENNY; around, ADVANCE AUSTRALIA +++
At centre, an emu standing facing right looking at Kangaroo seated on tail in grassy field facing left, the small letters below the exergue line, W.J. TAYLOR LONDON have been removed
Donation from Mr Raymond T. Jewell, 08/01/1987
circa 1860 AD
Obverse: ADVANCE AUSTRALIA ONE PENNY
Type of item
34 mm (Outside Diameter)
Andrews 571 = Heyde 245
[Book] Andrews, Arthur. 1921. Australasian Tokens and Coins.
[Book] Heyde, Gilbert C. & Skinner, Dion H. 1967. Unofficial Coins of Colonial Australia and New Zealand.