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Trade Token - 1/2 Penny, Whyte & Co., Cape Town, South Africa, 1861 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 14685

Summary:
1/2 Penny Trade token, Issued by Whyte & Co., Cape Town, South Africa, 1861
Cape of Good Hope
Minted by W.J. Taylor, London
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 28 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 9.374 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british empire coins, british commonwealth and empire coins
Themes this item is part of: W.J.Taylor, Mint, London, United Kingdom, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: South Africa
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 1861 AD
Denomination: 1/2 Penny
Obverse Description: Across centre, WHYTE & Co.; around above, TEA MERCHANTS & GROCERS; around below, CAPE TOWN
Reverse Description: Female seated facing left on anchor; above, CAPE OF GOOD HOPE; in exergue, 1861
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Whyte & Co., South Africa, 1861
Mint: W.J.Taylor, Mint, Great Britain, 1861

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