Gloucester and Berkeley Canal Co. Halfpenny 1797

Gloucester & Berkeley Canal Company (Gloucestershire) copper Conder halfpenny token dated 1797. Obverse: Detailed view of the City of Gloucester including the canal and a sailing barge: “SUCCESS TO THE TRADE AND COMMERCE OF GLOCESTER 1797”. Reverse: A sailing ship in full sail to right: “GLOCESTER & BERKELEY CANAL ACT OBTAIN’D 1793”. Edge inscription: "PAYABLE AT GLOCESTER". Issued by the Gloucester & Berkeley Canal Company. Nice collectable condition with a small edge clip, see photograph.

D&H Gloucester No: 63. Diameter 29.2mm.  VF+. £95.00

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