Mary Lambe's India House Bath Farthing 1794


Mary Lambe's Bath (Somerset) copper farthing token dated 1794. Obverse: A tea chest inscribed: "M. LAMBE & SON GROCERS BATH", separated by some Chinese characters with legend: "SPICES TEAS SUGARS COFFEES". Reverse: View of the ornate Georgian London Old East India House Tea Exchange building with legend: "STALL STREET BATH INDIA HOUSE 1794".  Plain edge. Mary Lamb & Son were grocers and tea dealers of Stall Street in Bath. Lovely collectable condition, see photograph.

D&H Somerset No: 111. Diameter 23.8mm. EF. £35.00

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