Shrewsbury Leopards & Woolsack Halfpenny 1794

Shrewsbury (Shropshire) copper Conder halfpenny token dated 1794. Obverse: The Arms of the Borough of Shrewsbury consisting of three leopard’s faces on a shield with legend: “SHREWSBURY HALFPENNY 1794”. Reverse: A large woolsack with legend: “SALOP WOOLLEN MANUFACTORY”. Edge inscription: “PAYABLE AT LONDON LIVERPOOL OR BRISTOL”. Nice collectable condition but with a flan flaw at edge and slightly off-centre, see photograph.

D&H Shropshire No: 25d. Diameter 28.7mm. EF-. £25.00

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