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Ref: 6043

Cumberland, Mining token, John Curwen 1735-1737

 

 

Obverse: Curwen arms

 

Reverse: CUR / WEN in two lines

 

 

Condition: Very fine; Diameter: 26mm

 

References: DW 286/46; Finlay 38

 

 

Notes: The Curwen family owned coal mines at Workington and Harrington. John Christian (connected to Fletcher of 'Bounty' fame) had married his cousin Isabella Curwen in 1782 and took her surname.

 

 

Price 75

Cumberland,  Mining token, John Curwen 1735-1737

Cumberland,  Mining token, John Curwen 1735-1737

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