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Check - Thomas Lawlor & Co, Barbados, circa 1850 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 12031

Advertising check, Issued by, Thomas Lawlor & Co., Bridgetown, Barbados, circa 1850.
Mint not recorded.
Statement Of Significance:
Advertisments for this firm give this address in 1850 (by 1852 they are at 17 Broad Street). The company was a general merchant, both wholesale and retail and involved Thomas Rice Lawler, William Thomas Barrett, Edward Augustine O'Keefe and Thomas Hayes in the early 1850s.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 21.5 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 4.131 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: TOKENS
Secondary Classification: Barbados
Tertiary Classification: checks
Series: Advertising
DateEra: circa 1850 AD
Obverse Description: Legend in five lines; THOMAS LAWLOR & CO. / 11 / BROAD ST / BRIDGETOWN / BARBADOES
Reverse Description: Legend in five lines; GENERAL / MERCHANTS / AND / COMMISSION / AGENTS
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Thomas Lawlor & Co., Bridgetown, Barbados, circa 1850
References: Pridmore vol.3 p.90 no.29
Pridmore; Coins of the British Commonwealth, Vol 3 p.90 No. 29
  1. [Book], Major Fred Pridmore, The Coins of the British Commonwealth of Nations, Part 3, West Indies, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 1965

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