Rare Flint Lead Works Penny 1813

Welsh Flint (Flintshire) copper penny token dated 1813. Obverse: View of lead works, smoking away in full production: “FLINT LEAD WORKS 1813”. Reverse: Text: “ONE PENNY TOKEN” in centre, surrounded by: “ONE POUIND NOTE FOR 240 TOKENS.”. Centre-grained edge. Listed in Paul & Bente Withers' "British Copper Tokens 1811-1820" as "RARE". Good collectable condition with more detail than scan picks up.

Davis: Flintshire No: 11, Withers No: 1320. Diameter 34mm. F+. 14.00

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