Double Struck Imitation Mining & Copper Company 1/2d, c1792 (D&H Warwickshire 106)

Double Struck Imitation Mining & Copper Company 1/2d, c1792 (D&H Warwickshire 106)

Imitation Mining & Copper Company 1/2d, c1792 (D&H Warwickshire 106) Obv: A female seated upon a rock holding a fasces. Around the perimeter BIRMINGHAM MINING AND COPPER COMPANY Ex: 1792 The point of the laurel wreath is between G and A. The right-hand corner of the fasces aligns with the second limb of the N of AND. 1 of the date is angled.Rev: A stork upon a cornucopia. Around the perimeter HALFPENNY PAYABLE AT The head of the stork to the right of the center of the space between the Y of HALFPENNY and the P of PAYABLE; the trailing leg of the stork is at an angle. The tail of the cornucopia between the B and the L of PAYABLE; a center leaf between the first and second limb of the H of HALFPENNY Edge: PAYABLE IN ANGLESEY LONDON OR LIVERPOOL All N's retrograde

From a late-state of the obverse die and double struck.

D&H had initially failed to note that the edge inscription for this variant had all retrograde 'N's.

$250.00