Bristol Sheathing & Nail Manufactory Ship Farthing 1811

Bristol (Somerset) copper farthing token dated 1811. Obverse: Sailing ship in centre with legend around periphery: “PATENT SHEATHING NAIL MANUFACTORY BRISTOL”. Reverse: Legend on three lines in centre and around periphery: “FAR- THING TOKEN PAYABLE AT BRISTOL AND LONDON 1811”. Centre-grained edge (/////). Reasonable collectable condition, see photograph.

Withers No: 490, Davis Somerset No: 119. Diameter 22.4mm. (↑↑) VF-. £15.00

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