Rare Mihell's Caravan Office London Penny


Rare John Mihell's London (Middlesex) copper penny token undated. Obverse: Legend on seven lines: “MIHELL'S ORIGINAL CARAVAN OFFICE No. 15 LITTLE COMPTON STREET SOHO LONDON”. Reverse: Horse-drawn covered wagon to the left with legend: “PRO BONO PUBLICO ESTABLISHED 1800”. Straight milled edge. Issued by John Mihell, a corn chandler in London. Listed in Paul & Bente Withers' “British Copper Tokens 1811-1820” as “RARE”. Good collectable condition with a little staining, see photograph.

Withers No: 830, Not in Davis. Diameter 35mm. (↑↑) F+. £60.00

e-mail David at d-stuart@d-stuart.demon.co.uk to order.