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Birmingham Union Copper Company Clasped Hands Heavy 1812 Cokayne Collection Penny Token

ID Number: 5803
Category: Irish & World Tokens
Catalogue Number: Withers 319; Davis 71
Grade: Extremely Fine
Weight: 28.96 g.; 36 mm.
Date: 1812
Denomination: One Penny Copper Token
Pedigree: ex Francis Cokayne collection w ticket
Price: $150.
Additional Details
UK Birmingham Union Copper Company Heavy Clasped Hands 1812 Copper Penny Token.  28.96 g.; 36 mm.; edge centre grained left \\\\\; coin orientation.  Withers 319; Davis 71.  * UNION COPPER COMPANY * BIRMINGHAM around single line circle enclosing clasped hands, a line of pellets above, date 1812 below.  The inner and outer pellets either side of the ornament are similar in size.  Medium sized edge beads.  There is a pellet like flaw on the first limb of N of COMPANY.  Rx. PAYABLE IN CASH NOTES ..*.. around single line circle enclosing ONE / PENNY / TOKEN.  Top of PENNY lines to the centre of B and the last limb of N in NOTES.  The C of CASH is above the last limb of N in ONE.  High T in TOKEN.

Extremely Fine
w even dark brown surfaces, rim bump to rev only at 5:30.  An unusually heavy flan. Rare.  $150.

Ex Francis B. Cokayne Collection w his ticket having purchased from the W. Norman Collection, Sotheby 27 June 1905, Lot 246 part.
Obverse side
Princess Kaiulani Collection
Reverse side
Princess Kaiulani Collection
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