Token, Penny; late 19th Century; K2003/58/E
Token, PennyAbout 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.
late 19th CenturyInscription and Marks
Side A: J. HURLEY & Co. CONFECTIONERS BAKERS & GROCERS ESTABLISHED 1853 SHIPPING SUPPLIED WANGANUI NEW ZEALAND
Side B: TODMAN LONDON
31mm diaObject number
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