Shrewsbury Leopards & Woolsack Halfpenny 1793

Shrewsbury (Shropshire) copper halfpenny token dated 1793. Obverse: The Arms of the Borough of Shrewsbury consisting of three leopard’s faces on a shield with legend: “SHREWSBURY HALFPENNY 1793”. Reverse: A large woolsack in centre with legend: “SALOP WOOLLEN MANUFACTORY”. Edge inscription: “PAYABLE AT SHREWSBURY + +”. Nice collectable condition, see photograph.

D&H Shropshire No: 21. Diameter 29.7mm. VF. £30.00

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