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Murtagh Kavanagh, Dublin Pub Token

ID Number: 5693
Category: Irish & World Tokens
Catalogue Number: Rice 213; Todd 144
Grade: Good VF
Weight: AE 23 mm., 5.59 g.
Date: 1857-1868
Denomination: 2 pence
Pedigree: ex Todd DNW June 2016, L.1381p.
Price: $50.
Additional Details
M[urtagh] K[avanagh], Dublin, 2 pence pub token.  AE 23 mm., 5.59 g.  Rice 213; Todd 144; Batty 1607; French 18.  M.K. in Gothic letters, 37 City Quay.  Rx Bust of Queen Victoria w I C P below truncation, VICTORIA REGINA around.

Todd identifies the owner as Murtagh Kavanagh, who was a grocer and spirit merchant, 1857-1859, a grocer and spirit merchant with a ship store warehouse, 1860-1866, and a grocer with a ship store warehouse, 1866-1868.  This is the piece misidentified by Batty No. 1407, as having initials M.R., instead of M.K.

Good Very Fine.  the most common Irish Pub Token  $50.

ex Todd collection, DNW June 2016, L.1381p.
Obverse side
Princess Kaiulani Collection
Reverse side
Princess Kaiulani Collection
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