Copper One Penny Token, minted by an unknown British mint. Issued by R. Henry, Ironmonger, Hobart, Tasmania, circa 1860.

Physical Description

A round copper token (34 mm diameter) with milled edge featuring the name address and business of the issuer: R. Henry 94 Liverpool Street, Hobart Town wholesale and retail ironmonger. The reverse illustrates a group of fifteen agricultural hand tools gives the denomination, one penny, and employs the British token formular: PAYABLE ON DEMAND AT R. HENRY'S. This token has been cleaned.

Obverse Description

Legend in five lines with first and last curved around the rim: R. HENRY / WHOLESALE / AND RETAIL l IRONMONGER / 96 LIVERPOOL ST. HOBART TOWN

Reverse Description

At centre a group of fifteen agricultural hand tools, around, . ONE PENNY TOKEN . PAYABLE ON DEMAND AT R. HENRY'S

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