Middlesex (1795) half penny token D&H-1038g

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Steven Album sale 32, lot 1285
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This specimen was lot 1285 in Stephen Album sale 32 (Santa Rosa, CA, September 2018), where it sold for $329. The catalog description[1] noted, "GREAT BRITAIN: AE ½ penny token, ND [ca. 1795], Political and Social Series, Middlesex, slave in chains kneeling right with AM I NOT A MAN AND A BROTHER around // two hands shaking with + MAY SLAVERY AND OPPRESSION CEASE THROUGHOUT THE WORLD around, two reverse spots of oxidation, hints of red, edge milled to the left, Choice EF."

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: copper, this specimen 9.09 g.

Catalog reference: D&H-1038g.

Source:

  • [1]Album, Stephen, Joseph Lang, Paul Montz, Michael Barry and Norman Douglas Nicol, Auction 32, featuring the Don Erickson Collection of German Coins, Part II and the Hazerfans Collection of Ottoman Empire Coins, Santa Rosa, CA: Stephen Album Rare Coins, Inc., 2018.
  • Lobel, Richard, Mark Davidson, Allan Hailstone and Eleni Calligas, Coincraft's Standard Catalogue of English and UK Coins, 1066 to Date, London: Coincraft, 1995.

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