Risca Union Copper Co. Birmingham Penny 1811


Risca Union Copper Company Birmingham (Warwickshire) copper penny token dated 1811. Obverse: View of a range of smoking furnaces: “RISCA * UNION COPPER COMPANY * 1811”. Reverse: Legend on three lines in centre and around periphery: “ONE PENNY TOKEN + PAYABLE IN BIRMINGHAM”. Diagonally milled edge (/////). These were issued by the Union Copper Company of Birmingham. Nice collectable condition with uneven colour, see photograph.

Withers No: 288, Davis Warwickshire No: 57(variery of). Diameter 34.4mm. (↑↑) VF+. £40.00

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