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British naval halfpenny, token

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Science Museum

Science Museum
London, United Kingdom

British naval halfpenny, token, 1812. Copper; 29mm diameter, 2mm deep. Milled edge. Obverse: head and shoulders profile bust of Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson (1758-1805) in a pigtail, uniform and order (left). Legend, 'ENGLAND EXPECTS EVERY MAN TO DO HIS DUTY'. Reverse: Starboard broadside view of a battleship under sail. Legend, 'BRITISH NAVAL HALFPENNY'. Exergue, '1812'

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  • Title: British naval halfpenny, token
  • Creator: Unknown maker (maker)
  • Date Created: 1812
  • Location: England, United Kingdom
  • Physical Dimensions: overall: 2 mm x 29 mm diameter
  • Type: token

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