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A Georgian copper alloy halfpenny token (Conder token) dated 1811, issued by Thomas Wood. Obverse: THOMAS WOOD. BROKER, AUCTIONEER & GENERAL AGENT. SALES OF ESTATES, HOUSES, MANUFACTURED GOODS, AND MISCELLANEOUS PROPERTY, SPEEDILY EFFECTED WITHOUT RISK. PUBLIC AUCTIONS EVERY DAY AT 12. PRIVATE ORDERS FOR ALL KINDS OF GOODS PUNCTUALLY EXECUTED. Reverse: A view of a Georgian building (presumably his premises) with a sign outside, PAYABLE AT THE OLD STOCK EXCHANGE IN BANK NOTES, NEW AUCTION MART, ESTABLISHED 1811, HALFPENNY.

As Withers No: 845a, Davis Middlesex No: 65(var).

Notes:

Thomas Wood was an auctioneer with business rooms in the Old Stock Exchange at the corner of Swithins Alley, close to the north-east corner of the Royal Exchange, London. He was declared bankrupt in 1813 and the building burned down in 1816.
 

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MODERN
Period from: MODERN
Period to: MODERN
Date from: Circa AD 1811
Date to: Circa AD 1811

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.2 mm
Weight: 7 g
Diameter: 29.8 mm

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Tandridge (District)
Parish or ward: Warlingham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3757
Four figure Latitude: 51.29565376
Four figure longitude: -0.03643243
1:25K map: TQ3757
1:10K map: TQ35NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Withers, P. and Withers, B.R. 1999 British Copper Tokens 1811-1820 Llanfyllin, Powys Galata Print

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