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18th Century Copper Token - Birmingham Free School, Birmingham

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1939N172
Collection:Coins & Medals
Date:1797 - 1797

Maker Information

Maker:Peter Kempson - View biography for Peter Kempson

Notes

This copper token depicts the Free school. It is one of a set with views of Birmingham issued by Peter Kempson in 1797.King Edward's Grammar School was housed in this building from 1707 until Sir Charles Barry's gothic edifice was built in the 1830s.

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