Record number: CHEGM: 1912 345
Description: Eighteenth century trade token. Roe & Co. halfpenny token of the Macclesfield Copper Works payable at Macclesfield, Liverpool or Congleton. 1791.
tokens engraved and struck by HancockHancock
issued byRoe & Co.
Place made: Macclesfield, Cheshire
Period: 18th century
Dimensions: diameter 29.5mm
Inscription: obverse Bust of Charles Roe CHARLES ROE ESTABLISHED THE COPPER WORKS 1758
Inscription: reverse Female (representing industry or Britannia), seated, holding the shaft of a windlass and a cogwheel with six spokes MACCLESFIELD HALFPENNY above
1791 in exergue
Inscription: on edge PAYABLE AT MACCLESFIELD, LIVERPOOL OR CONGLETON