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Title: Tea seller's token
Item Name: Trade
Maker: Dakin & Co.


Copper token, probably early 19th century. Obverse: Chinese style figures and buildings; legend - 'centre of the market, Birmingham, Dakin & Co.' Reverse; Jar topped by crown; legend - 'Dakin & Comp'y, The finest flavoured tea, the best and cheapest teas are at Golden Canister Warehouse'.

Year: 1800-1850(c)
Materials: copper
Measurements: Diam:2.7cm; Wt:6.74g
ID_Number: ERYMS (BAG) : 1998.599

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