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Charles Honiatt, Copper Halfpenny, 1794 (DH Herefordshire 5b)

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Charles Honiatt, Copper Halfpenny, 1794 Obv An apple tree. HEREFORD HALFPENNY above, C: HONIATTS. BIRMM. WAREHOUSE below. Around the perimeter above * SUCCESS TO THE CIDER TRADE *  Rev A figure of Justice standing, 1794 below. Around the perimeter FOR CHANGE NOT FRAUD  Edge plain, rounded (Atkins p. 45, 5b; D&H Herefordshire 5b)  

A bit softly struck up as usual, otherwise choice uncirculated with substantial original color. Very rare with this edge.

Charles Honiatt, (1764-1837), brazier, tin plate worker, cider maker and warehouseman; later, mayor of Hereford.

Provenance: A H Baldwin & Sons