Product images of Anti-slavery halfpenny
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Copper halfpenny produced by the Abolitionist movement and circulated circa 1790-97. This token bears the well-known abolitionist image of the kneeing slave with accompanying inscription. On the reverse of this medal a pair of clasped hands are encircled by the words 'May Slavery & Oppression Cease Throughout the World'. The words 'Payable in Lancaster London or Liverpool' are inscribed around the rim.
- Image reference: F0664-2
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Michael Graham-Stewart Slavery Collection. Acquired with the assistance of the Heritage Lottery Fund