Pidcock's Menagerie Elephant & Cockatoo London Farthing

Pidcock’s Zoological Exhibition London (Middlesex) copper Conder farthing token undated. Obverse: Elephant to left with legend: "*PIDCOCK'S ** EXHIBITION". Reverse: A cockatoo on a branch with legend: "EXETER CHANGE * STRAND LONDON *". Plain edge. J. Pidcock was the proprietor of the Exeter 'Change Menagerie and importer of foreign animals. The business later passed to Gilbert Pidcock, and the tickets issued by both men were trade tickets advertising the menagerie and passed for small change in circulation. Nice collectable condition, see photograph.

D&H Middlesex No: 1067a. Diameter 20.8mm. EF-. £65.00

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