Thomas Birkinshaw's Dealer & Pawnbroker Doncaster Penny 1812

Thomas Birkinshaw’s Doncaster (Yorkshire) copper penny token dated 1812. Obverse: Standing figure of Commerce holding scales, with a bale and cask either side and legend: “BIRKINSHAW DONCASTER”. Reverse: legend on four lines in oak wreath: “ONE PENNY TOKEN 1812”. Centre-grained edge (\\\\\\). Thomas Birkinshaw was a second-hand dealer and pawnbroker with a business in the Market Place, near the Castle Hotel. Doncaster. Nice collectable condition with uneven obverse colour, see photograph.

Withers No: 720, Davis Yorkshire No: 80. Diameter 34.0mm. (↑↑) VF+. £40.00

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