Very Rare Royal Exchange Bilston Penny 1811


Very rare Royal Exchange Bilston (Staffordshire) penny token dated 1811. Obverse: Bare-headed bust of George III to right draped in ermine: “ONE PENNY TOKEN 1811”. Reverse: View of the Royal Exchange: “PAYABLE AT BILSTON ROYAL EXCHANGE”. Diagonally mulled edge (/////). Listed in Paul & Bente Withers' "British Copper Tokens 1811-1820" as "RR - VERY RARE". Nice collectable condition, see photograph.

Withers No: 133a, Davis Staffordshire No: 62 (variety of). Diameter 34.6mm. (↑↑) VF+. £35.00

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