Hampshire D&H 48 Petersfield
Hampshire D&H 48 Petersfield

Hampshire D&H 48 Petersfield

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Obv: A man on horseback, PETERSFIELD. (around). Rev: A stork standing on a piece of ground, PROMISSORY HALFPENNY around, 1793 below. Edge: EAMES HOLLAND & ANDREWS PETERSFIELD – X -. 

NGC MS 63 BN graded token. Very sharp both sides and choice. Rare in this condition.

Manufactured by Kempson and engraved by Wyon, this token was issued by three tradesmen. Eames and Holland were both grocers. Andrews was an attorney at law. The three men were probably friends and issued this token to promote the formation of the Petersfield Mounted Dragoons which was to be brought before parliament in 1793.