Token, Penny; late 19th Century; K2003/58/E

Name/Title

Token, Penny

About this object

Mid - late 19th Century bronze penny token issued by Hurley & Co for use in their bakery and grocery shop situated in Whanganui.

The piece features the name, address and business of the issuer: J. Hurley & Co. confectioner, baker and grocer in Wanganui. The reverse features a seated female figure holding an anchor in her left hand. Surrounding her is bales, a bee-hive, cornucopia and wheat sheaves. A ship is on the horizon.

Date Made

late 19th Century

Inscription and Marks

Side A: J. HURLEY & Co. CONFECTIONERS BAKERS & GROCERS ESTABLISHED 1853 SHIPPING SUPPLIED WANGANUI NEW ZEALAND

Side B: TODMAN LONDON

Measurements

31mm dia

Object number

K2003/58/E

Copyright Licence  

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