Lancashire halfpenny token

Lancashire halfpenny token. Obverse: Bust of Daniel Eccleston (left). Legend: 'DANIEL ECCLESTON. LANCASTER.' Reverse: Port broadside view of a full-rigged ship, a plough in the foreground. Legend: 'THE LANCASHIRE . HALFPENNY 1794'. Exergue: 'AGRICULT. MANUFACT. & COMMERCE'. Inscribed on edge: 'PAYABLE . IN . LANCASTER LIVERPOOL . & MANCHESTER.'

Object Details

ID: MEC1892
Collection: Coins and medals
Type: Token - halfpenny
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Ponthon
Date made: 1794
People: Eccleston, Daniel; Eccleston, Daniel Ponthon
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Overall: 29 mm

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