Trade token

Record number: CHEGM: 1912 346

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

Date: 1791

Period: 18th century

Material: bronze

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


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