William Waterhouse's London (Middlesex) Mail Coach Office copper halfpenny token undated. Obverse: Two headed swan with legend: “PAYABLE AT THE MAIL COACH OFFICE LAD LANE LONDON W. W”. Reverse: Stagecoach galloping to left with legend: “SPEED. REGULARITY & SECURITY”. Milled edge. Issued by William Waterhouse, the proprietor of the “Swan with Two Necks” Tavern in Lad Lane, London. He operated mail and passenger coaches all over Britain. Ex-Roberts-Lewis Collection. Lovely collectable condition, see photograph.
Withers No: 840, Davis Middlesex No: 64. Diameter 28.9mm. (↑↑) EF-. £85.00
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