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|Collection:||Coins & Medals|
|Date:||1797 - 1797|
|Maker:||Peter Kempson - View biography for Peter Kempson|
This copper token depicts the General Hospital. It is one of a set with views of Birmingham issued by Peter Kempson in 1797.The building of the General Hospital began in 1769 and the first stage completed in 1779. Further extensions were made and by 1792, the hospital had 70 beds.
|Presented by Wilfred Bragge.|