Scarce Reuben Cooper's Tea & Coffee Merchant Oldham Farthing

Scarce Reuben Cooper's Oldham (Lancashire) farthing token undated. Obverse: Legend on four lines, the top and bottom curved: "R. COOPER TEA & COFFEE MERCHANT OLDHAM". Reverse: Bust of Queen Victoria with legend: "VICTORIA REGINA". Plain edge. Listed in Bell's "Unofficial Farthings a Supplement" as "SCARCE". Reasonable collectable condition with slightly porous surfaces, see photograph.

Wither's No: 4199, Bell No. 4180. Diameter 21.6mm. (↑) VF-. £20.00

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