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Società per l’abolizione del commercio degli schiavi

 

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TOKENS, Middlesex. Political and Social Series. WM Token (33mm, 12.18 g, 12h). Society for Effecting the Abolition of the Slave Trade. Obverse design after William Hackwood. Struck circa 1790. AM I NOT A MAN AND A BROTHER?, chained male slave kneeling right, raising hands in supplication / WHATSOEVER/ YE WOULD THAT/ MEN SHOULD DO/ TO YOU/ DO YE/ EVEN SO TO/ THEM. Eimer 836; BHM 269; D&H 237. EF, lustrous, light surface marks.

 

Il gettone è esposto nel negozio della CNG.

 

 

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Gettone commemorativo dell’abolizione della schiavitù nell’Impero Britannico (da CNG 354 dell’1 luglio 2015)

 

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COLONIAL AFRICA, British. Sierra Leone. 1808-1961. CU Penny Token (35mm, 16.96 g, 12h). Commemorating the Abolition of Slavery in the British Empire. Soho (Birmingham) mint. Issued by Macauley & Babington. Dated 1807, though struck 1814. WE ARE ALL BRETHREN, European standing right, clasping hands with African standing left; in background to left, four huts, between, two laborers, to right, five figures dancing around tree; in exergue, SLAVE TRADE ABOLISHED/ BY GREAT BRITAIN/ 1807 / Similar inscription in Arabic. D. Vice and F. Pridmore, “Sierra Leone Penny Token 1814,” in NumCirc LXXXIII.7-8 (July-August 1975), p. 279-81; KM Tn1.1; Eimer 984a. VF.

 

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