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Ref: 6044

Cumberland, Maryport, Ewanrigg Colliery token circa 1840, scarce

 

 

Obverse: sailing ship left, EWANRIGG COLLIERY above

 

Reverse: TOKEN in field, A.W.HILLARY above, sun with counterstamped O below

 

 

Condition: Very fine; Diameter: 26mm

 

References: DW 237/64 note

 

Notes: A.W.Hillary married Susan Curwen, daughter of John Christian of Ewanrigg Hall. The Curwens and Christians were Cumberland mining families, and John Christian was related to the famous Fletcher Christian of Bounty renown.

 

Price £110

Cumberland, Maryport, Ewanrigg Colliery token
Cumberland, Maryport, Ewanrigg Colliery token

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