Rare Douglas Bazaar Isle of Man Brass Farthing Token 1857

 

Rare Isle of Man brass (possibly once silvered brass) farthing token dated 1857. Obverse: Legend on two lines with triskeles in centre: “DOUGLAS BAZAAR AUGUST 1857”.  Reverse:  Bust of Queen Victoria to left with legend: “VICTORIA”. Reeded edge. Listed in Bell's “Unofficial Farthings - A Supplement” as “RARE”. Good collectable condition with some silvering remaining, see photograph.

Bell No: 6910, MacKay No: 152. Diameter 17.7mm. VF+. £195.00

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