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Creator:
Fowler, John, (active 1794)
Title:
John Fowler halfpenny token.
Alternate Title(s):
Payable at I. Fowler's London
Payable at J. Fowler's London
Published/Created:
London?, 1794.
Physical Description:
1 token : copper ; 28 mm in diameter
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Cabinet O Tokens
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Notes:
A Conder token, or privately minted coin, probably issued by John Fowler, oil merchant and tin plate worker at 78 Long Acre, London.
Obverse: Head of Neptune, with trident. Lettering: HALFPENNY.
Reverse: Whale fishing scene. Lettering: PAYABLE AT I. FOWLER'S LONDON. WHALE FISHERY. 1794
Edge: plain.
Conder, J. Arrangement of provincial coins, tokens, and medalets issued in Great Britain, Ireland, and the colonies, within the last twenty years, Middlesex 87
Dalton, R. Provincial token-coinage of the 18th century, Middlesex 306
Atkins, J. Tradesmen's tokens of the eighteenth century, Middlesex 221
Subject Terms:
Fowler, John, (active 1794)
Oil industries -- Great Britain.
Whale oil -- Great Britain.
Whaling -- Great Britain.
Form/Genre:
Halfpennies.
Tokens.
Conder tokens.
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