Copper anti -slavery coin; c 1750

Copper anti -slavery coin; c 1750
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 28cm x 22cm

Full image caption

A Copper token or coin with an anti-slavery theme, 1/2d (half penny). It shows a figure of a chained black man kneeling in supplication.Over the figure it says 'AM I NOT A MAN AND A BROTHER?'
On the reverse are the words 'May slavery & oppression cease throughout the world' .

Image Details

Date
 
1701 AD - 1799 AD
Image Number
 
006945

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