Antique Religious Old Oaken Bucket Temperance Medal
Antique religious Temperance brass token. Drinking from the well Temperance coin or old oaken bucket token was struck in gilt brass. This was not struck or marked with the usual B for Bale but a H on the base of the well. The foliage is also different as is the well shape from the more common die. These coins were struck by many societies from 1830's onwards with over 50 alterations on the original dies cut by Bale.
Marked on front: As Poised on the Curb
Marked on back: Temperance Leads to health wealth happiness and long life. AWR. Pledge to use no intoxicating drink as beverage
A great addition to your antique religious or temperance collection or early holiday gift for any exonumist.
Coin measures 1" diameter and weighs: 0.2oz.
This coin is in good condition considering age - please see all pictures as they form part of the description.
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