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  • Title
    Item 0447: Davies, Alexander & Co. penny token, [between 1850-1863]
  • Call number
    SAFE/DN/T 447
  • Level of description
  • Date

    [between 1850-1863]
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
  • Issue Copy
  • Physical Description
    1 penny token - copper - diameter 34 mm
  • Access Conditions

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  • Description source

    Numismatic and Philatelic Lists
  • General note

    Australia, Tokens.

    Davies, Alexander Penny, Copper.

    Andrews number 97.

    Penny (n.d.) 34mm. Normal.

    Obverse - Within a beaded inner circle a golden fleece, and between it and the beaded rim DAVIES ALEXANDER & CO above and GOULBURN . below. The word GOULBURN is longer and the fleece is slightly different when compared to Andrews number 96.

    Reverse - Within a beaded inner circle the Australian Arms with ADVANCE AUSTRALIA on the scroll, ESTABLISHED above, 1837 beneath, and between it and the beaded rim AUSTRALIAN STORES above, GOULBURN below. The tail of the kangaroo against the second S of STORES. When compared to Andrews number 95, there is a wider space between AUSTRALIAN and STORES, and the word GOULBURN is shorter. Also, the tail of the kangaroo points close below the E of STORES.

    DN/T 447 - Condition Fair, obverse dent between but slightly below legs of fleece
  • Date note

    Date from Museums Victoria Collections catalogue record for Item NU 3666.

    Museums Victoria Collections. (accessed 23 February, 2018)
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