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Token Die - 1 Penny, R. Calder, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1862 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 35750

Summary:
Australia Victoria Melbourne
R. Calder Trade Token Penny Die 1862 (AD)
Mint: Thomas Stokes
Previous Collections: National Gallery of Victoria

Die produced by Stokes and used to strike trade tokens in 1862 and was employed after World War I for re-striking for collectors.
Description:
A steel die 55 mm high with a base diameter of 54 mm and a working surface diameter of 34 mm. The die features the name, address and business of the issuer: R. Calder, Barker Street Castlemaine, wine, spirit and general produce merchants.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 55 mm (Height), 54 mm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: colonial produce, gold, grocers, numismatic dies, numismatic technology, retail trade, retailing, wine spirit merchants
Themes this item is part of: Robert Calder, Wine Merchant & Provision Merchant, Castlemaine (?-1868), Numismatics & Philately Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales
Primary Classification: TRADE TOKENS
Secondary Classification: Australia - Victoria
Tertiary Classification: dies
Series: Dies, Trade Tokens
DateEra: 1862 AD
Denomination: 1 Penny
Obverse Description: At centre within line circle, R.CALDER / BARKER ST. / CASTLEMAINE; around, : WINE SPIRIT & GENERAL PROVISION MERCHANT: 1862 (incuse mirror)
Inscriptions: R.CALDER BARKER ST. CASTLEMAINE WINE SPIRIT & GENERAL PROVISION MERCHANT 1862 (incuse mirror)
Material: Steel
Issued By: Victoria, Australia, 1862
Mint: Stokes (Mint), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1862
Commissioned By: Robert Calder, Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia, 1862
Previous Collection: National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) Numismatics Collection, pre 1976

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