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Token - 1/2 Penny, Isle of Man, 1811 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 13596

Summary:
1/2 Penny, Issued by Messrs Beatson & Copeland, Bankers, Douglas, Isle of Man, 1811
Beatson & Copeland were also agents for the Atlas Fire Insurance Company and ran a wine and Liquor Store in Douglas.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 27 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 7.166 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, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: TRADE TOKENS
Secondary Classification: Great Britain - Isle of Man
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 1811 AD
Denomination: 1/2 Penny
Obverse Description: Atlas draped supporting globe; around above, PAYABLE AT THE; around below, OFFICE DOUGLAS
Reverse Description: Arms of Isle of Man - the triskelis (three legs conjoined at the upper part of the thigh, flexed, garnished and spurred); around, MANKS TOKEN HALFPENNY 1811
Edge Description: Milled ///
Shape: Round
Material: Copper
Issued By: Beatson & Copeland (Bankers), Isle of Man, 1811
References: Pridmore 59
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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