|Sharples' Salisbury (Wiltshire) copper Conder
halfpenny token dated 1796. Obverse: Detailed view of Salisbury
Cathedral with legend: “CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF SARUM”. Reverse: Arms of the
Company of Grocers above “GOD GRANT GRACE” banner: “FINE TEAS &c” with
date “1796” below. Edge inscription: “PAYABLE AT I & T SHARPLES
SALISBURY – X –”. J & T Sharples were grocers and tea dealers in
Salisbury. Salisbury Cathedral is considered one of the finest examples
of early English-style architecture in the country. Ex-Gahlin
Collection. Lovely collectable condition with a sharp strike and much
original lustre remaining, see photograph.
D&H Wiltshire No: 21. Diameter 29.5mm. EF. £85.00
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