Edward Beebee's John of Gaunt Horseman Bilston Penny 1812

Edward Beebee’s Bilston (Staffordshire) copper penny token dated 1812. Obverse: Bust of John of Gaunt to the left with legend: “ONE POUND NOTE FOR 240 TOKENS 1812”. Reverse: Horseman holding a baton galloping to the right with legend: “PAYABLE BY EDWARD BEEBEE. BILSTON”. Centre-grained edge. Edward Beebee was a victualler and stonemason who owned the Seven Stars in High Street, Bilston. Nice collectable condition, see photograph.

 Withers No: 37, Davis Staffordshire No: 35. Diameter 34.6mm. (↑↓) VF+. £55.00

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