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Token - Halfpenny, W.F.& D.L. Lloyd, Grocers, Wine & Spirit Merchants, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia, 1859 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 4048

Summary:
Australia New South Wales Wollongong
W.F. & D.L. Lloyd Token Penny 1859 (AD)
Mint: Uncertain British

Standard References: Andrews 331 = Heyde 151
Description:
A round copper token (28 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 has been badly damaged by many knocks on reverse.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 29 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 7.427 g (Weight)

More information

Tagged with: colonial produce, grocers, retailing, shops, wine spirit merchants
Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Alfred Chitty Collection
Primary Classification: TRADE TOKENS
Secondary Classification: Australia - New South Wales
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: Trade Tokens
DateEra: 1859 AD
Denomination: Halfpenny
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: Mr Alfred Chitty
References: Andrews 332 = Heyde 152
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Dr Arthur Andrews, Australasian Tokens and Coins, Trustees of the Mitchell Library, Sydney, Sydney, 1921
  2. [Book], Dion Skinner - Renniks & Co Pty Ltd, Gilbert Heyde, Unofficial Coins of Colonial Australia and New Zealand, 1967

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