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Token - 1 Penny, W.F.& D.L. Lloyd, Grocers, Wine & Spirit Merchants, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia, 1859 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 4047

Summary:
Australia New South Wales Wollongong
W.F. & D.L. Lloyd Token Penny 1859 (AD)
Mint: Uncertain British
Previous Collections: George McArthur
Standard References: Andrews 331 = Heyde 151
Description:
A round copper token (34 mm diameter). The token gives the name and address of the issuer, W.F & D.L. Lloyd Drapers, Grocers, Wine & Spirit Merchants, Woolongong together with the date of issue, 1859 and the offer to take Colonial Produce in exchange. This token is slightly damaged.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 34 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 14.623 g (Weight)

More information

Tagged with: colonial produce, grocers, retailing, shops, wine spirit merchants
Themes this item is part of: George McArthur, Collector & Baker (1842-1903), Numismatics & Philately Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, McArthur Bequest
Primary Classification: TRADE TOKENS
Secondary Classification: Australia - New South Wales
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: Trade Tokens
DateEra: 1859 AD
Denomination: 1 Penny
Obverse Description: W.F. & D.L. LLOYD / DRAPERS GROCERS / WINE / & SPIRIT / MERCHANTS / WOLLONGONG
Reverse Description: Arms of New South Wales supported by emu and kangaroo and with the motto ADVANCE AUSTRALIA on the ribbon; around outside a line circle, COLONIAL PRODUCE . TAKEN IN (1859) EXCHANGE
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: W.F. & D.L. LLOYD DRAPERS GROCERS WINE & SPIRIT MERCHANTS WOLLONGONG
Reverse: ADVANCE AUSTRALIA COLONIAL PRODUCE TAKEN IN EXCHANGE (1859)
Shape: Round
Material: Copper
Issued By: Lloyd, W.F. & D.L, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia, 1859
Previous Collection: George McArthur
References: Andrews 33 = Heyde 151
Bibliography:
  1. [Thesis] Lugton, Mary E. 1989. George McArthur of Maldon: his Life and his Book Collection.
  2. [Catalogue] Morrison, Ian. 2003. The Baker of Maldon.
  3. [Book], Dr Arthur Andrews, Australasian Tokens and Coins, Trustees of the Mitchell Library, Sydney, Sydney, 1921
  4. [Book], Dion Skinner - Renniks & Co Pty Ltd, Gilbert Heyde, Unofficial Coins of Colonial Australia and New Zealand, 1967

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