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.