J. Forrest & Company's Lye Forge (Worcestershire) penny token dated 1811. Obverse: Bare-headed, draped bust of George III with legend: "NAIL & TRACE MANUFACTORY 1811". Reverse: Value: "ONE PENNY TOKEN", between palm and olive branches with legend: "PAYABLE BY J, FORREST & Co. LYE FORGE”. Neat diagonally centre-grained edge (\\\\\). Nice collectable condition, see photograph.
Withers No: 855, Davis Worcestershire No: 9. Diameter 34.1mm. (↑↑) VF. £35.00
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