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1857 Isaac Friedman - Pawnbroker - Penny

1857 Isaac Friedman - Pawnbroker - Penny

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1857 Isaac Friedman Penny Token - Far A, Left T Variety

Step back in time with this rare 1857 penny token, a tangible piece of Tasmanian history. Issued by Isaac Friedman, a prominent Hobart pawnbroker, this token offers a unique glimpse into the commercial life of mid-19th century Tasmania.

Key Features:

  • Historical Significance: Minted in 1857, this token reflects the entrepreneurial spirit of Isaac Friedman and the thriving trade in Hobart.
  • Rarity: This is the "Far A, Left T" variety of the Friedman penny, adding an extra layer of collectability for numismatic enthusiasts.
  • Craftsmanship: The token was produced by renowned Birmingham mint, W.J. Taylor, ensuring quality and precision in its design.
  • Detailed Specifications:
    • Issuer: I. Friedman
    • Mint: W.J. Taylor
    • Denomination: Penny
    • Composition: Copper
    • Die Axis: ↑↑
    • Weight: 12.6 grams
    • Diameter: 34 mm
    • Renniks #: 140
    • Andrews #: 133
    • Heyde #: 76
    • Gray #: 77
    • Grade: Very Good

An Investment in History

This 1857 Isaac Friedman penny token is more than just a collectible; it's a tangible connection to Tasmania's past. Whether you're a seasoned numismatist or a history enthusiast, this token is a unique addition to any collection.

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