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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