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Great Britain Token Norwich Two Penny  1811 to 1815
Great Britain Token Norwich Two Penny 1811 to 1815

Even though this merchant's token does not have a date, numismatic (coin collector) scholars place it around 1812. You can read all about English merchant tokens in this article by the Chicago Coin Club [Click Here].

Robert Blake was a Norwich textile manufacturer specializing in cotton and bombazine (a type of fabric). He made this large twopenny token featuring the Norwich coat of arms and a weaver's shuttle.

Most of the surviving tokens are pretty well beat-up. If you can find a well preserved example, the value becomes significant.

worn: $5 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $25
well preserved: $100

Use our Important Terminology page to convert these catalog values to actual buy and sell values.

Coin: 15607 , Genre: Colonizers and Colonies
Requested by: brett, Fri, 04-Oct-2013 12:19:39 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Fri, 04-Oct-2013 23:49:42 GMT
Reviewed by CoinQuest. Appraisal ok., Wed, 23-Sep-2015 13:33:51 GMT
Requester description: norwich two penny piece for change not profit coin on back flat two penny piece
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