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Token Die - 1 Penny, W.C. Cook, Oddfellows Store, Sandridge, Victoria, Australia, 1862 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 35775

Summary:
Australia Victoria Sandridge
W.C. Cook Trade Token Penny Obverse Die 1862 (AD)
Mint: Thomas Stokes
Previous Collections: National Gallery of Victoria
This is the obverse die used to manufacture trade tokens for W.C. Cook in 1862.
Description:
A steel die 55 mm high with a main diameter of 54 mm and a working surface diameter of 34 mm. The die features the name, address and business of the firm: W.C. COOK, ODDFELLOWS STORE, BAY STREET SANDRIDGE SUGAR COMPANIES TREACLE DELIVERED together with the promise; ORDERS PUNCTUALLY ATTENDED TO.
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: numismatic dies, numismatic technology, sugar trade, treacle, wholesale trade
Themes this item is part of: W.C. Cook, Oddfellows Store, Sandridge (Port Melbourne), Victoria, Numismatics & Philately 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: A steel die 55 mm high with a main diameter of 54 mm and a working surface diameter of 34 mm. The die features on its working surface the name and address of the firm at the centre within a line circle: W.C. COOK, ODDFELLOWS STORE, BAY STREET SANDRIDGE; around, SUGAR COMPANIES TREACLE DELIVERED ORDERS PUNCTUALLY / ATTENDED TO. All incuse and retrograde
Inscriptions: W.C. COOK ODDFELLOWS STORE BAY STREET SANDRIDGE SUGAR COMPANIES TREACLE DELIVERED ORDERS PUNCTUALLY ATTENDED TO
Shape: Cylinder
Material: Steel
Issued By: Victoria, Australia, 1862
Mint: Stokes (Mint), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1862
Commissioned By: W Cook - Oddfellows Store, Sandridge, Victoria, Australia, 1862
Previous Collection: National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) Numismatics Collection, pre 1976
References: Sharples p. 73 No. V197 for token drom this die
Bibliography:
  1. [Article] Sharples, John P. 1993. A Catalogue of the Trade Tokens of Victoria 1848 to 1862. Journal of the Numismatic Association of Australia. vol.7: p.1-77.

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