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18th Century Copper Token - Blue Coat School, Birmingham

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1939N159
Collection:Coins & Medals
Date:1797 - 1797

Maker Information

Maker:Peter Kempson - View biography for Peter Kempson

Notes

This copper token depicts the Blue Coat Charity school. It is one of a set with views of Birmingham issued by Peter Kempson in 1797.The school was built in 1724 as a charity school for boys and girls and was situated on Colmore Row. The building was demolished in 1935.

Presented by Wilfred Bragge.

Further Information

Reign:King George III
Production Period:18th century
Material(s):Copper
Place of Origin:Birmingham, Warwickshire, England

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Dimensions

Diameter:29 mm