Engraved William Gammon London Token 1779


Engraved Token on smoothed halfpenny. Obverse: Delicately engraved trapped bird in foliage centre with legend around periphery" "William Gammon London 1779". Reverse: Bird above and below banner reading: "Ino Layland London 1779". May be a convict token as the birds possibly refer to "Jail Birds" and there are two William Gammons in the criminal registers, but it needs more research. Good collectable condition, see photograph.

Diameter 27.2mm. VF. £155.00

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