Provincial Tokens
Hampshire Southampton DH 98

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Coin Details

Origin/Country: G.BRIT - HAMPSHIRE
Item Description: 1/4P (1790'S)G.B. D&h-98 HAMPSHIRE - SOUTHAMPTON E: PLAIN Hampshire DH 98
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:

Hampshire Southampton DH #98 - Diesinker: Unknown, Manufacturer: Paul Skidmore. Obverse: a bust in a naval uniform facing left ADMIL. LORD BRIDPORT Reverse: An anchor and cable entwined PROMISSORY NAVAL FARTHING Edge: Plain
Alexander Hood, later Admiral Lord Bridport, entered the navy as a boy and distinguished himself in many actions, particularly in 1794 and 1795. He died in 1814.
One of a series of specious naval farthing tokens issued by Paul Skidmore for sale to collectors.

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