Provincial Tokens
Hampshire Gosport DH 2

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Coin Details

Origin/Country: G.BRIT - HAMPSHIRE G. BRIT - Hampshire Gosport 1798
Item Description: PENNY 1798 G.BRIT D&h-2 HAMPSHIRE - GOSPORT E: I PROMISE TO PAY Hampshire DH 2
Full Grade: NGC MS 62 BN
Owner: farthing

Set Details

Custom Sets: Provincial Tokens
Competitive Sets: This coin is not competing in any sets.
Research: NGC Coin Price Guide

Owner Comments:

Hampshire Gosport DH #2 - Diesinker: Benjamin Jacobs, Manufacturer: Paul Skidmore. Obverse: the British Standard and a drum between 4 flags, inscribed PEACE, SPAIN, HOLLAND, and FRANCE, the upper portion of the last three flags are broken. Reverse: T. WOOD SALESMAN GOSPORT VALUE ONE PENNY. in five lines within a circle, GOSPORT PENNY TOKEN 1798 surrounding. Edge: I PROMISE TO PAY ON DEMAND THE BEARER ONE PENNY X
The Spain flag refers to the victory of Sir John Jervis over the Spanish fleet off of Cape St. Vincent, the second to Admiral Duncan's victory over the Dutch fleet under De Winter and the third to Nelson's victory of the Nile over France.

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