Bristol Brass & Copper Co. Penny Token 1811

Bristol Brass & Copper Co., (Somerset) copper penny token dated 1811. Obverse: Shield with sailing ship and castle, crossed arms above: “VIRTUE ET INDUSTRIA 1811”. Reverse: Legend: “B & B COPPER CO”, in centre surrounded by: “ONE PENNY PAYABLE AT BRISTOL SWANSEA & LONDON”. Diagonally milled edge (/////).  Good collectable condition, see photograph.

Withers No: 430, Davis Somerset No: 81. Diameter 33.7mm. (↑↑) VF+. £30.00

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