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Coin - 1/2 Penny, Ramsey, Isle of Man, 1831 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 13604

Summary:
1/2 Penny, Issued by William Callister, merchant, Ramsey, Isle of Man, 1831
Minted by Thomas Halliday
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 28 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 7.903 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: 1831 AD
Denomination: 1/2 Penny
Obverse Description: At centre, HALF / PENNY / TOKEN; around incuse on broad rim, PRO BONO PUBLICO 1831
Reverse Description: At centre, triskelis, three legs joined at the upper part of the thigh, flexed, garnished and spurred; around incuse on broad rim, QUOCUNQUE IECERIS STABIT (wherever you throw it, it will stand)
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: round
Material: Copper
Issued By: William Callister, Ramsey, Isle of Man, 1831
References: Pridmore 64
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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