Bristol Patent Sheathing & Nail Manufactory Ship Penny 1811

Bristol (Somerset) copper halfpenny token dated 1811. Obverse: Sailing ship in centre with legend around periphery: “PATENT SHEATHING NAIL MANUFACTORY BRISTOL”. Reverse: Legend on two lines in centre and around periphery with date below: “PENNY TOKEN PAYABLE AT BRISTOL AND LONDON 1811”. Plain edge. Good collectable condition, struck from rusty dies, see photograph.

Withers No: 493, Davis Somerset No: 92. Diameter 34.1mm. (↑↑) VF. £35.00

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