Provincial Tokens
Cheshire Macclesfield DH 24

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Coin Details

Origin/Country: G.BRIT - CHESHIRE
Item Description: 1/2P 1790 G.BRIT D&h-24 CHESHIRE - MACCLESFIELD E:PAYABLE AT MACCLESFIELD Cheshire DH 24
Full Grade: NGC MS 64 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:

Cheshire Macclesfield DH #24 - Diesinker: John G. Hancock Sr. Manufacturer: John G. Hancock Sr. Issurer: Roe & Co./Macclesfield Copper Co. Obverse: Bust of Charles Roe facing right CHARLES ROE ESTABLISHED THE COPPER WORKS 1758. Reverse: Genius seated facing left and holding a drill with a worm in her right hand and a cogwheel with six spokes in her left hand. MACCLESFIELD HALFPENNY. Ex: 1790 Edge: PAYABLE AT MACCLESFIELD LIVERPOOL OR CONGLETON . X .
Charles Row was born in Castleton, Derbyshire in 1714 and went to Macclesfield in 1740 where he erected the first silk mill there. Later he became a partner in several copper mines, the famous Anglesey Mines were first worked successfully under his direction. Charles Roe died on May 3rd, 1781. His firm continued as Roe and Co. and issued their first token in 1789.

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