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Let's See Your Copper Coins, Tokens, Or Medals!

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It seems there are a good number of copper lovers here. So, I hope it's okay if I start a thread where we can all post pictures of our favorite copper coins, tokens, or medals.

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I will start with a Provincial Halfpenny Token issued in Yorkshire in 1791 (D&H 17). There is an interesting die chip in front of the horse's head, and a rather "cool" die crack on the reverse through the date and shield. A good amount of luster remains.

OBVERSE: The design is taken from the equestrian statue of William III standing near the south end of the Market Place. It was erected by public subscription in 1734, and was at first in a large square, but this took up too much space, and it was replaced by a close railing with four lamps placed around it. The statue was executed by Scheemaker. The pedestal bears the inscription: "This statue was erected in the year 1734 to the memory of King William III, our great deliverer." The legend around is "GULIELMUS TERTIUS REX." which translates at "King William the Third". The exergue bears the date "MDCLXXXIX" (1689) -- the year in which King William came to the throne.
REVERSE: The reverse presents the Arms of the town of Hull, originally known as Wyke-upon-Hull, and subsequently Kingstown, or Kingston-upon-Hull. The legend around is "Hull Halfpenny" and it bears the date of striking of 1791.
EDGE: The edge is stamped with the text "PAYABLE AT THE WAREHOUSE OF IONATHAN GARTON & CO". Garton and Shackles were linen drapers in the Market Place in Hull.

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Sadly I neglected both my sixpence tray and token tray, when I did my bulk scans a few years ago. I will have to remedy the token omission to post here, but I'm afraid I have to declare right here that most are not in the condition yours are.

Anyway, be patient - I WILL get around to it :)

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Three tokens. "Obverse" :

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"Reverse" :

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I'm curious if you can also list out the type of edge for these three tokens? All three of these have common varieties, and a handful of very uncommon edge varieties.

In order, the tokens you listed are:

Suffolk/Ipswich Conder's Halfpenny - D&H 25

Suffolk/Woodbridge Penny - D&H 15

Lanarkshire/Glasgow Halfpenny - D&H 8

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Yes!

Some of those educational medals are fabulous. this one's been in the family for many years... ?a relative

poor scan due to suspension ring

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Tokens aren't really my thing, but If I did I would go for Spence's seditious medalets from the late 18thC - this one from my junk box

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And you cannot argue with a big lump of Boulton Copper 39.5mm, 29gm

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And you cannot argue with a big lump of Boulton Copper 39.5mm, 29gm

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"Live free or die". Despite 'The Terror', you can't argue with that. :)

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Lovely examples of copper so far all. Just to clarify, I'd also love to see coins in copper in addition to medals and tokens! All copper welcome. :)

Here's a little coin from my collection.

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And rev.

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Edited by Danz

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I mainly collect English milled silver but have a smattering of 'other stuff' for good measure!

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My half penny:

Very nice!

DROOL_zps26be25f8.jpg Love that one Goomy! That could be your Victoria example sorted for your monarch collection ... mind you my vote would go to a Gothic florin for her example

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Each side of my 1826 halfpenny:

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