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Dundee halfpenny token

Wyon, Allan (artist), Kempson, Peter (maker), and Wright, J. (artist)

Science Museum

Science Museum
London, United Kingdom

Token, copper, 28mm diameter. Dundee halfpenny, 1796. (DH Angus 16). Infirmary founded 1794 Issuer Unknown, 1796, ½d. Obverse Front of a large building: ‘Dundee halfpenny, 1796; Infirmary founded 1794. I.W.I. Design’. Reverse View of a harbour with a three-masted vessel lying next to a wharf. Also on the left, just above the wharf, are two glass works cones emitting smoke: ‘Mare et commercium colimus’ and Arms, Crest, Supporters and Motto (Dei Donum) of Dundee. Notes The infirmary was actually founded in 1793 and opened in 1798.

Details

  • Title: Dundee halfpenny token
  • Creator: Wyon, Allan (artist), Kempson, Peter (maker), Wright, J. (artist)
  • Date Created: 1796
  • Physical Dimensions: diameter: 28 mm
  • Type: token

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