Rare Ram & Leopard London, Leeds & Birmingham Halfpenny

Rare London (Middlesex) copper halfpenny token undated. Obverse: A ram standing to left with legend: “PAYABLE AT LONDON LEEDS & BIRMINGHAM”. Reverse: Crowned leopard's head with the motto of the Farrier's Company with “VI ET VIRTUTE” on banner below and legend: “FOR THE HONOR AND USE FO TRADE”. Plain edge. Listed in Dalton & Hamer as: “R - RARE”. It is not known who the issuer was. Good collectable condition, see photograph.

D&H Middlesex No: 926. Diameter 26.6mm. VF. £50.00

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