DENTON, MATTHEW -- MT104.000
0aa Magician Tokens
 (1795)
In Collection
#228
10*
Conjuring
Magic coin / token
Token / Coin 
DENTON, MATTHEW -- MT104.000

LOCATION: London, England.
DATE: 1795.
OBV: Bust of two men facing center, around "WE THREE BLOCKHEADS BE / 1795".
REV: "DENTON / DEALER / IN COINS / HOSPITAL / GATE / SMITHFIELD".
COMPOSITION: C, R7, 23-S

ALSO: GREAT BRITAIN DH-1053 MIDDLESEX
NOTE: "see note on MT101.000"

In addition to being a dealer in coins, Denton was an engraver and printer. He translated Henri Decremps' "La Magie Blanche Devoilee" publishing it in English as "The Conjuror Unmasked . • ." (London, 1785 & 1788). In 1789, Denton was accused of counterfeiting, and although acquitted of that charge, was found guilty of possessing counterfeiting equipment and was hanged on July 1 of that year.
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Location Magic Library (Home)
Condition Very Fine
Owner Bryan-Keith Taylor