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John Wilkinson - 1791 Vulcan
John Wilkinson - 1791 Vulcan

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These half penny tokens were (seated Vulcan design) struck by J.G. Hancock Sr.(?) Authentic John Wilkinson tokens feature one of three types, this Vulcan type, a ship image that is supposed to be a barge, and the Forge scene with worker with forge and hammer. All authentic pieces have the following edge inscription. Misspellings of Wilkinson (Wilkison, Wilkeson) are contemporary counterfeits, as are the mules and other reverse themes. See at least one of those elsewhere in the Museum. This is an authentic example
The edge inscription is: " WILLEY SNEDSHILL BERSHAM BRADLEY". Dia. ~30m; 12.50 gm; cleaned VF, retoning.
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Here's and excellent article by on the official tokens of John Wilkinson and the varieties. It was published in the "Journal" pages of the Conder Token Collectors Club (CTCC # 69, Summer 2015), see it at this: [ link ]
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Keywords: John Wilkinson 1791 Vulcan Warwickshire
Denomination: Half Penny token
Reference #: D&H 433 Warwickshire
Date/Mintmark: 1791
Condition: VF cleaned and retoning
Weight: 12.5 g; 30mm
Metal: copper

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Registered: March 2009
Location: Wellington,Dominion of New Zealand.
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March 31, 2009 5:43pm

This is another classic design 1/2d. from Warwickshire.I have one with John Wilkinson's name spelt as 'IOHN WILKISON',which indicates that the one I have is a historically interesting contemporary forgery,which was also used as currency as well.


Aidan.


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