Token Replica - 1 Penny, Cast Copy, William Allen General Stores, Jamberoo, New South Wales, Australia, 1855 Reg. No: NU 47370
- Australia New South Wales Jamberoo
William Allen Token Penny 1855 cast copy thought to have been made to defraud collectors, not for circulation
Standard References for original token: Andrew 6 = Heyde 6
- A cast copy of a round copper token (34 mm diameter) featuring the name and business name of the issuer:
William Allen General Stores of Jamberoo.
It features Arms with the motto ADVANCE AUSTRALIA and a floral bouquet of rose, thistle and shamrock. The date on this piece so poorly brought up as to be almost invisable.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr Raymond Jewell, 1987
|Dimensions:||34 mm (Diameter)|
|Weight:||14.950 g (Weight)|
|Tagged with:||coin collecting, hobbies, retailing, shops, toll gates|
|Themes this item is part of:||William Allen, General Stores, Jamberoo, New South Wales, John Allen, General Stores, Kiama, New South Wales, Numismatics & Philately Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection|
|Primary Classification:||TRADE TOKENS|
|Secondary Classification:||Australia - New South Wales|
|Tertiary Classification:||cast copies|
|Obverse Description:||Curved around central image of rose, shamrock and thistle, WILLIAM ALLEN / GENERAL / STORES / . JAMBEROO .|
|Reverse Description:||Arms of New Soutrh Wales supported by poorly formed kangaroo (left) and emu (right); above, ADVANCE AUSTRALIA; below, 1855 (the date on this piece so poorly struck as to be almost invisable)|
|Inscriptions:||WILLIAM ALLEN GENERAL STORES JAMBEROO
ADVANCE AUSTRALIA 1855
|Issued By:||William Allen - William Allen General Stores, Jamberoo, New South Wales, Australia, 1855
William Allen rejected these tokens and they were supplied to the Annendale Toll Gate by the manufacturer J.C. Thornthwaite.
Original token: Andrew 6 = Heyde 6
Samson's National Directory of New South Wales for 1867-1868;
Andrews, A., Australasian Tokens and Coins, 1921, p. 11.
This item is part of the following themes: