Provincial Tokens
Middlesex Kempson's London Buildings DH 52





Coin Details

Origin/Country: G.BRIT - MIDDLESEX
Item Description: PENNY 1795 G.BRIT D&h-52 MIDDLESEX - KEMPSON'S E: PLAIN Middlesex DH 52
Full Grade: NGC MS 65 RB
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:

Middlesex Kempson's Series of London Buildings and Gates DH #52 - Diesinker: Thomas Wyon, Manufacturer: Peter Kempson. Obverse: a portico with a clock above the architrave ST. PAULS CHURCH CONVENT GARDEN ERECT.D 1640. DESTROYD. BY FIRE 1795 in three lines, Reverse: the Arms of the city of London between palm branches crossed beneath the shield, legend on a raised rim LONDON PENNY TOKEN, a small ornament at the bottom. Edge: Plain.
The church was built in 1633 on the north side of Covent Garden for the Duke of Bedford. It was gutted by fire on September 17th, 1795, but the outer walls escaped and the building was reconstructed from the original plans.
One of Peter Kempson's series of London building tokens made for collectors.

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