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Trade Token - 1/2 Penny, J.W. Irwin, Cape Town, South Africa, 1879 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 14684

Summary:
1/2 Penny Trade token, Issued by J.W. Irwin, Cape Town, South Africa,1879
Mint not recorded
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 26 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 5.490 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british empire coins, british commonwealth and empire coins
Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: South Africa
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 1879 AD
Denomination: 1/2 Penny
Obverse Description: Across centre, T.W. IRWIN; around above, TEA MERCHANT & GROCER; around below, CAPE TOWN
Reverse Description: Shield of arms with supporters and crest; on ribbon below the motto, SPES BONA; around above, CAPE OF GOOD HOPE; below, 1879
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: J Irwin, South Africa, 1879

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