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Adamson, Watts, McKechnie - Wholesale

Adamson, Watts, McKechnie - Wholesale

Description

The date 1 May 1855 is stamped on the penny and halfpenny tokens of Adamson, Watts, McKechnie & Co.. The week before this date a series of advertisements ran in the 'Trade Addresses' column of The Argus informing the public that 'The Bazzar' would be opening for business on 30 April 1855 (The Argus, Saturday April 28, 1855, p.6) at 11 Collins Street East, bringing together Mr. Adamson and the existing business of Watts and McKechnie & Co. So it would seem that the partners were ready to open a day earlier than they thought they would be when they ordered the tokens from token-maker Reginald Scaife of the Kangaroo Office. Read more »

Adamson, Watts, McKechnie - Wholesale 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
---$66.30$176$291$808
Varieties MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
$1,700$2,590-----

Specifications

  • Issuer: Adamson Watts McKechnie & Co.
  • Denomination : Half Penny
  • Composition: Copper
  • Die axis: ↑↑
  • Weight: 7.85 grams
  • Diameter: 28 mm
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Renniks #: 3
  • Andrews #: 3
  • Gray #: 3

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

Last update : Thursday, November 5, 2020

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