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Help with a token please

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Hi all can anyone help me with this recent acquisition ?


Looks like an English token with English East India Co (Sumatra) on the reverse ??





thanks dooly

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This looks like what you have.

1793 Lancashire Manchester Halfpenny Condor Token


OBVERSE: The grocers' arms. MANCHESTER PROMISSORY HALFPENNY 1793. Camel, griffins. REVERSE: East India Co.'s bale mark.

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It is a Conder token, and it is from Lancashire. It is D&H 131. It was manufactured for a grocer named J Fieldings of Manchester. It is lasted as being common and had a mintage of approximately 70,000 pieces (Mintage was 412,000 split among 7 varieties, all but 2 of which are of roughly equal availability. The other two are scarce but not too hard to come by.) The dies were by a diesinker by the name of Arnold (no first name available) from Birmingham. They were struck by William Lutyche also of Birmingham.

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