Copper One Penny Token, minted by W.J. Taylor, London. Issued by Larcombe & Co, Furnishing Drapers & Taylors, Brisbane, circa 1860.

Previous Collections: National Gallery of Victoria

Physical Description

A round copper token (33 mm diameter). The token features the name address and business of the issuer: Larcombe & Compy., Brisbane, Furnishing, Drapers, Tailors etc. and is muled with a cracked die normally associated with the firm Stewart and Hemmant - an emu standing facing right.

Obverse Description

At centre, _._ / LARCOMBE / & / COMPY _._; around, .+. BRISBANE DRAPERS TAYLORS &c.

Reverse Description

At centre an emu standing facing right; around, . CRITERION . BRISBANE & ROCKHAMPTON; in tiny letters below the emu, W.J.TAYLOR LONDON (cracked die)

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