Portsea halfpenny token

Portsea halfpenny token. Obverse: Arms of the town of Portsea and crest above, dart in crest pointing below A. Legend: 'PORTSEA HALFPENNY 1794'. Reverse: Starboard broadside view of a full-rigged ship under sail, crossed laurel branches below. Legend: 'PAYABLE'. Inscription on edge: 'AT GEORGE EDWARD SARGEANTS PORTSEA'.

Object Details

ID: MEC1837
Collection: Coins and medals
Type: Token - halfpenny
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Unknown
Date made: 1794
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Overall: 29 mm

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