Provincial Tokens
Gloucestershire Gloucester DH 2





Coin Details

Item Description: PENNY 1797 G.BRIT D&h-2 GLOUCESTERSHIRE E: PLAIN Gloucestershire DH 2
Full Grade: NGC MS 65 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:

Gloucestershire Gloucester DH #2 - Diesinker: Thomas Wyon, Manufacturer: Peter Kempson. Obverse: east view of a church and adjoining building ST. MARY DE CRYPT CHURCH Ex: AND SCHOOL. Reverse: the Arms of the Borough of Gloucester surmounted by a Cap of Maintenance with CITY TOKEN at the sides of the shield and P. KEMPSON FECIT alongside. Edge: Plain.
St. Mary de Crypt was first recorded in 1140 and is a cruciform Gothic church with a central tower. The adjoining building is the Free Grammer School of St. Mary de Crypt. St. Mary de Crypt is located on the east side of Southgate street.
One of the Gloucester building tokens made for collectors by Peter Kempson.

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