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token

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    SSB,187.24.2

  • Denomination

    • halfpenny
  • Description

    Metal alloy token with an inscribed edge.(obverse) Interior of ironworks with men working. Word with a line underneath it in a sectioned-off part below (Ex.). Legend inscription at sides and top.
    (reverse) Blank.

  • Authority

  • Date

    • 18thC
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Type series

    • Welsh Token
  • Dimensions

    • Weight: 14.61 grammes
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        obverse
      • Inscription Content

        CAERMARTHEN IRON WORKS .
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        obverse field (Ex.)
      • Inscription Content

        HALFPENNY
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        edge
      • Inscription Content

        PAYABLE AT LONDON BRISTOL AND CAERMARTHE.N X .
  • Bibliography

    • Dalton & Hamer 4, p.401 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1818

  • Department

    Coins & Medals

  • Registration number

    SSB,187.24.2

COMPASS Title: Copper halfpenny token issued by the Carmarthen Iron Works

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COMPASS Title: Copper halfpenny token issued by the Carmarthen Iron Works

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