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Deptford halfpenny token

MEC1881
Coins and medals

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Collection Coins and medals, Coins
User collections Deptford Research Project by henrytp
Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleDepiction: King William I
VesselsRoyal George (1756)

Object details:

Object ID MEC1881
Description Deptford halfpenny token. Obverse: A group of Kentish men, one with a sword upraised, another with a bow, meeting William the Conqueror on horseback (right). Legend: 'KENTISH LIBERTY PRESERVED BY VIRTUE & COURAGE'. Exergue: '1067'. Reverse: Stern view of the 'ROYAL GEORGE'. Legend: 'PROSPERITY TO THE WOODEN WALLS OF OLD ENGLAND'. Exergue: 'KENT HALFPENNY 1795 TDH'. Inscription on edge: 'PAYABLE AT THOS HAYCRAFTS DEPTFORD'.
Date made 1795

Artist/Maker T. Mynd
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials copper
Measurements Overall: 29 mm
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  • Deptford halfpenny token (MEC1881)
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