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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    SSB,193.123

  • Denomination

    • halfpenny
  • Description

    Metal alloy token.(edge) Inscription.
    (obverse) Bust of Robert Bird Wilkins facing left. Legend inscription.
    (reverse) An antique ship with one sail sailing on the sea. Legend inscription.

  • Authority

  • Date

    • 1792
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Type series

    • English Token
  • Dimensions

    • Weight: 10.53 grammes
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        reverse
      • Inscription Content

        ISLE OF WIGHT HALFPENNY / 1 7 9 2
      • Inscription Comment

        Date at the bottom reads anti-clockwise. The rest of the inscription reads clockwise along the top and sides.
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        obverse
      • Inscription Content

        ROBERT BIRD WILKINS
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        edge
      • Inscription Content

        PAYABLE AT HIS OFFICE NEWPORT ......X .......
  • Bibliography

    • Dalton & Hamer 46, p.45 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1818

  • Department

    Coins & Medals

  • Registration number

    SSB,193.123

Metal alloy token.

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