Richard Long, Deal 1/2d, 1794 (D&H Kent 11) Obv: A ship under sail to right. Around the perimeter THE GUARD & GLORY OF G'BRITAIN Two rows of portholes. Stern lamp to the foot of the T of THE. Top mast points to the L of GLORY.Rev: Shield of arms of the Cinque Ports between branches. 1794 above. Around the perimeter DEAL HALFPENNY TOKEN Edge: PAYABLE AT RICHARD LONG'S LIBRARY . X .
From the fractured, and likely terminal, state of the reverse die. A bit softly struck up per usual, otherwise nearly uncirculated with a bit of faded color remaining.