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Coin - 1/2 Penny, John Caine, Castletown, Isle of Man, 1830 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 13600

Summary:
1/2 Penny, Issued by John Caine, miller and baker, Castletown, Isle of Man, 1830
The dies passed through a number of hands as they took control of the company - John Caine, John McTurk and Mr. Carter
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 29 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 6.631 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: TRADE TOKENS
Secondary Classification: Great Britain - Isle of Man
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 1830 AD
Denomination: 1/2 Penny
Obverse Description: Laureate and draped bust of King George III facing right; around, GOD : SAVE : THE : KING; below, 1830
Reverse Description: FOR / PUBLICK / ACCOMMODATION
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: round
Material: Copper
Issued By: John Caine (miller & baker), Isle of Man, 1830
References: Pridmore 62
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Major Fred Pridmore, The Coins of the British Commonwealth of Nations Part 1, European Territories, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 1960

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