Culverhouse Orchard & Phipps's Bath Silver Two Shillings

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Culverhouse Orchard & Phipps's Bath (Somerset) silver two shillings token undated. Obverse: Heraldic Arms with commerce and justice either side and legend: “BATH TOKEN TWO SHILLINGS” and banner below reading: “TO FACILITATE TRADE”. Reverse: Legend on nine lines: “A POUND NOTE GIVEN FOR TEN TOKENS BY C. CULVERHOUSE I. ORCHARD AND J. PHIPPS”. Diagonally milled edge (/////). Charles Culverhouse was a baker, Isaac Orchard an auctioneer and upholsterer and James Phipps a ladies shoe maker, all with businesses in Margaret's Buildings Bath. Good collectable condition with uneven colour, see photograph.

Dalton: Somerset No: 16. Diameter 29.5mm. (↑↑) VF. £95.00

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