Copper One Penny Token, minted by an unknown British mint. Issued by J. Sawyer, Tobacconist, Brisbane, 1864.

Physical Description

A round copper token (34 mm diameter). The token features the name address and business of the issuer: J. Sawyer, Brisbane, Wholesale and Retail Tobacconist. The reverse features a set of Arms with emu and kangaroo supporters and the motto ADVANCE AUSTRALIA. This token has been cleaned and has a finely pitted surface.

Obverse Description

J. SAWYER / WHOLESALE / & RETAIL / TOBACCONIST / BRISBANE within a border of 141 dots Cleaned

Reverse Description

At centre Arms with emu and kangaroo rupporters both facing away from the shield and looking back towards it, the motto ADVANCE AUSTRALIA on a ribbon below. Above, QUEENSLAND; below, 1864 Cleaned pitted and partly re-toned

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