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1862 Samuel Deeble - Draper - Penny - Reverse #3

1862 Samuel Deeble - Draper - Penny - Reverse #3

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1862 Samuel Deeble Draper Penny Token - Emu 4 Reverse #3

Travel back to the vibrant gold rush era of Melbourne with this rare 1862 Samuel Deeble penny token. This coin, featuring the iconic "Emu 4" reverse, is a tangible piece of history from a time when Samuel Deeble, a prominent Melbourne draper, established his thriving London House on Bourke Street.

Key Features:

  • Historical Significance: Minted in 1862, this token encapsulates the entrepreneurial spirit of Samuel Deeble, who arrived in Melbourne in 1853 and quickly became a successful businessman.
  • Rarity: This specific "Emu 4" reverse variety is highly sought-after by collectors, adding a layer of exclusivity to this numismatic treasure.
  • Detailed Specifications:
    • Issuer: Samuel Deeble
    • Mint: Stokes
    • Stokes Type: Emu 4
    • Denomination: Penny
    • Composition: Copper
    • Die Axis: ↑↑
    • Weight: 12.7 grams
    • Diameter: 34 mm
    • Edge: Smooth
    • Renniks #: 121
    • Andrews #: 109
    • Gray #: 68
    • Grade: Good

A Glimpse into Melbourne's Past

This 1862 Samuel Deeble penny token is more than just a collectible; it's a portal to Melbourne's bustling past. Whether you're a seasoned numismatist or a history enthusiast, this token offers a unique glimpse into the life and commerce of 19th century Melbourne.

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