Whitchurch & Dore's Bath Penny 1811

Whitchurch & Dore's Bath (Somerset) penny token dated 1811. Obverse: Heraldic Arms of Bath with clasped hands above and date below and legend: “BATH PENNY TOKEN 1811”. Reverse: Legend on seven lines: “A POUND NOTE FOR 240 TOKENS GIVEN BY S. WHITCHURCH AND W. DORE”. Diagonally milled edge (/////). Samuel Whitchurch was an ironmonger, smith, brazier, tinman and cutler while William Dore was a hatter, hosier mercer and draper, both with businesses in Bath. Nice collectable condition with slightly uneven tone, see photograph.

Withers No: 15a, Davis: Somerset No: 74(variety of). Diameter 34.4mm. (↑↓) VF. £25.00

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