Great Britain 1797 Halfpenny Conder Token, Warwickshire, Kempson’s, Free School-Coventry Arms, DH-297A PR63BN NGC

$259.00

Description

Great Britain 1797 Halfpenny Conder Token, Warwickshire, Kempson’s, Free School-Coventry Arms, DH-297A PR63BN NGC. Obv. A building, FREE SCHOOL, in exergue OLD FRONT TAKEN DOWN 1794. Rev. Kempson’s Buildings Die No. 1: Elephant on rock, castle within a shield, wildcat atop, THE ARMS OF COVENTRY, P no period after) KEMPSON FECIT. 17 | 97 divided by shield point. E: Plain. Well-mirrored fields show insignificant chatter with lots of iridescence. Delightful deep burgundy and plum backgrounds cede to frosted wine hues on the devices. producing an attractive cameo appearance. The well-detailed devices and lack of mentionable flaws make us believe this lovely token is a tad undergraded.