Provincial Tokens
Durham South Shields DH 4

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Coin Details

Origin/Country: G.BRIT - DURHAM
Item Description: 1/2P 1794 G.BRIT D&h-4 DURHAM - SOUTH SHIELDS E:PAYABLE AT SOUTH SHIELD Durham DH 4
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:

Durham South Shields DH #4 - Diesinker: Thomas Wyon, Manufacturer: Peter Kempson. Obverse: a figure of Faith standing, holding a book in her left hand SOUTH SHIELDS HALFPENNY. 1794. Reverse: a three-masted barque SUCCESS TO THE COAL TRADE Edge: PAYABLE AT SOUTH SHIELDS AND LONDON . X X .
South Shields is a seaport at the mouth of the river Tyne, famous for its salt works and coal trade. The issurer is unknown.

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