James Wilkinson's Dudley Vice & Anvil Penny 1812

James Wilkinson's Dudley (Worcestershire) penny token dated 1812. Obverse: Vice in centre with legend: "JAMES WILKINSON VICE MAKER * A POUND NOTE FOR 240 TOKENS". Reverse: Anvil above date in centre with legend: "DUDLEY ONE PENNY TOKEN 1812". Neat diagonally centre-grained edge (/////). The issuer, James Wilkinson was originally listed as horse gate, lock and vice manufacturer and latterly as vice and anvil maker. Reasonable collectable condition with some edge bruises, see photograph.

Withers No: 737, Davis Worcestershire No: 8(variety of). Diameter 34.5mm. (↑↑) F £20.00

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