Scarce Birmingham & South Wales Penny 1812

Scarce Birmingham & South Wales (Warwickshire) copper penny token dated 1812. Obverse: Prince of Wales’ triple-plumed crest in centre and legend round periphery: “BIRMINGHAM & SOUTH WALES * 1812 *”. Reverse: Horse in centre and legend round periphery: “ONE PENNY COPPER TOKEN”. Engrailed edge (//////). Listed in Paul & Bente Withers' "British Copper Tokens 1811-1820" as "SCARCE". Good collectable condition with some edge bruising, see photograph.

Davis Warwickshire No: 87(var) Withers No: 183. Diameter 36mm. (↑↑) VF. £25.00

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