Spence's halfpenny token

Spence's halfpenny token. Obverse: A full-length figure of a Marine Society boy, hat in right, left hand extended. Legend: 'A MARINE SOCIETY BOY.' Reverse: Full-length figure of a sailor in a hat, smoking a pipe, holding out a bowl in his left hand. Legend: 'A TRUE HEARTED . SAILOR'.

Object Details

ID: MEC1918
Collection: Coins and medals
Type: Token - halfpenny
Display location: Display - Nelson, Navy, Nation Gallery
Creator: C. James
Exhibition: Nelson, Navy, Nation
People: Spence; The Marine Society & Sea Cadets C. James
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Overall: 29 mm

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