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John Craven Thornthwaite - Medalist

John Craven Thornthwaite - Medalist

Description

John Craven (J.C.) Thornthwaite was the first person to manufacture tokens and medals in Australia. He was born in England, the location variously recorded as County Cumberland or, according to information from his family, at St Batholomews Close, London, in 1820. At the age of 18 he was apprenticed to Slater Geoghegan of The Strand, Middlesex, as a stone, seal and gem engraver, for a period of six years. Read more »

John Craven Thornthwaite - Medalist values and prices

The value of a australian token depends on several factors such as quality and wear, supply and demand, rarity, finish and more.

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Varieties AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1854 - Half Penny - Medalist -------
1854 - Half Penny - Medallist -------
1850 - Penny -------
1854 - Penny -------
1854 - Threepence - Var. 1 -----$1,500-
1854 - Threepence - Var. 2 -------
Varieties MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1854 - Half Penny - Medalist -------
1854 - Half Penny - Medallist -------
1850 - Penny -------
1854 - Penny -------
1854 - Threepence - Var. 1 -------
1854 - Threepence - Var. 2 -------

Varieties

1854 - Half Penny - Medalist

Half penny 1854 - John Craven Thornthwaite - Medallist

1854 - Half Penny - Medallist

Half penny 1854 - John Craven Thornthwaite - Medalist

1850 - Penny

John Craven Thornthwaite, Token Maker & Medalist, Sydney - Penny 1850

Specifications

1854 - Half Penny - Medalist

  • Issuer: John Craven Thornthwaite
  • Engraver : John Craven Thornthwaite
  • Issuing date : 1854
  • Denomination : Half Penny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Die axis: ↑↑
  • Weight: 8.1 grams
  • Diameter: 27 mm
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Andrews #: 0

1854 - Half Penny - Medallist

  • Issuer: John Craven Thornthwaite
  • Engraver : John Craven Thornthwaite
  • Issuing date : 1854
  • Denomination : Half Penny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Die axis: ↑↑
  • Weight: 8.1 grams
  • Diameter: 27 mm
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Andrews #: 0

1850 - Penny

  • Issuer: John Craven Thornthwaite
  • Engraver : John Craven Thornthwaite
  • Issuing date : 1850
  • Denomination : Penny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Weight: 24.6 grams
  • Diameter: 35 mm
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Andrews #: 0

1854 - Penny

  • Issuer: John Craven Thornthwaite
  • Engraver : John Craven Thornthwaite
  • Issuing date : 1854
  • Denomination : Penny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Die axis: ↑↓
  • Weight: 17.3 grams
  • Diameter: 34 mm
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Andrews #: 0

1854 - Threepence - Var. 1

  • Issuer: John Craven Thornthwaite
  • Engraver : John Craven Thornthwaite
  • Issuing date : 1854
  • Denomination : Threepence
  • Composition: Silver
  • Die axis: ↑↑
  • Weight: 1.3 grams
  • Diameter: 16 mm
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Andrews #: 682

1854 - Threepence - Var. 2

  • Issuer: John Craven Thornthwaite
  • Engraver : John Craven Thornthwaite
  • Issuing date : 1854
  • Denomination : Threepence
  • Composition: Silver
  • Die axis: ↑↑
  • Weight: 1.3 grams
  • Diameter: 16 mm
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Andrews #: 0

The values on this page are in Australian dollars (AUD).

Last update : Friday, November 8, 2019

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