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James Bayly, Copper Halfpenny, 1795 (D&H Dorsetshire 6)

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James Bayly, Copper Halfpenny, 1795, obv A figure of Hope standing, right hand upon an anchor and the left arm resting upon a shield inscribed JAs BAYLY DRAPER POOLE, rev The arms of Poole. Around the perimeter PROSPERITY TO THE TOWN OF POOLE * 1795 *, edge I PROMISE TO PAY ON DEMAND ONE HALFPENNY . + . (Conder p.31, 1; Pye p.42, 1; Virt p.16; Atkins p. 22, 6; D&H Dorsetshire 6)

Sharply struck, very choice uncirculated. The reverse struck from clashed dies.

James Bayly, (1766-1857), draper, Poole.