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|Collection:||Coins & Medals|
|Date:||1814 - 1814|
|Mint:||Soho Mint - View history|
This paper wrapper contained an anti-slavery token issued in 1814. These tokens were circulated in Sierra Leone. The inscription on the accompanying token English and Arabic commemorates the British Abolition of the Transatlantic Slave Trade in 1807.
|Purchased with the assistance of the Heritage Lottery Fund, 2003.|