Reynolds Lady Godiva Horse & Elephant Coventry Halfpenny 1792

Reynold’s Coventry (Warwickshire) copper Conder halfpenny token dated 1792. Obverse: Lady Godiva riding side-saddle on horse to left with legend: “PRO BONO PUBLICO 1792”. Reverse: Early representation of an elephant with a castle on it’s back and legend: “COVENTRY HALFPENNY”. Edge inscription: “PAYABLE AT THE WAREHOUSE OF ROBERT REYNOLD’S & Co”. Issued by Reynolds & Co who were ribbon weavers in Coventry. Good collectable condition, see photograph.

D&H Warwickshire No: 231. Diameter 31.2mm. VF. £30.00

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