Trade token

Description
In 1925 Lundy island was purchased by Martin Coles Harman, who declared himself King of Lundy. This token was issued in 1929 by him for use on the island, and was the equivalent of a halfpenny coin.
Accession Loan No.
215/1998/16
Collection Class
Numismatics
Common Name
trade token
Simple Name
token
Full Name
half puffin trade token
Dimensions
TH 2 mm; diameter 22 mm
Period Classification
Inter War (1918-1939)
Production Date
1929
Family Group

Material
copper alloy
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe
Mint
Birmingham
Moneyer
Ralph Heaton’s Mint
Issuer Person
Martin Coles Harman
Place
Lundy
Inscription / Transcription
MARTIN COLES HARMAN 1929; LUNDY HALF PUFFIN

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