Shackelton’s Candle-Maker London Halfpenny 1794

Shackelton’s London (Middlesex) copper Conder halfpenny token dated 1794. Obverse: The Royal Coat of Arms and Crest with legend: “FRANCIS SHACKELTON LONDON”. Reverse: A candle mould with legend: “FINE MOULD AND STORE CANDLES 1794”. Edge inscription: “PAYABLE IN SUFFOLK – STREET HAY-MARKET .X.X.”. Francis Shackelton was the tallow-maker to the Duke of York and had a business at 12 Little Suffolk Street, Haymarket, London. Lovely collectable condition, see photograph.

D&H Middlesex No: 477. Diameter 29mm. EF-. £45.00

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