Samuel Guppy's Sheathing & Nail Manufactory Bristol Halfpenny 1812


Bristol (Somerset) Samuel Guppy's copper halfpenny token dated 1812. 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: “HALF PENNY TOKEN PAYABLE BY S. GUPPY. BRISTOL & LONDON 1812”. Diagonally milled edge (/////). Good collectable condition, see photograph.

Withers No: 513, Davis Somerset No: 118. Diameter 28.5mm. (↑↑) VF+. £35.00

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