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James Conder, Copper Halfpenny, 1794 obv An ancient market cross. Around the perimeter IPSWICH CROSS. Ex: 1794 ; rev An inscription on six lines PAYABLE AT CONDER'S DRAPERY WAREHOUSE IPSWICH ; edge milled (Virt 24, Conder 145; 32, Pye 24; 4, Atkins 190; 33, D&H Suffolk 35)
Near gem uncirculated with substantial original color.
James Conder, (1763-1823) leather cutter, later as a linen draper at the Fruit Market, Ipswich. He authored an arrangement of Provincial Coins, Tokens and Medalets with editions published in 1798 and 1799. His collection was auctioned by Sotheby 5 June 1855.