John Elliott Tobacconists Newcastle Farthing 1814

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John Elliott’s Newcastle (Northumberland) copper farthing token dated 1814. Obverse legend: “JOHN ELLIOTT 1814 TOBACCONIST QUAY-SIDE NEWCASTLE”. Reverse: A tobacco plant in bloom with legend: "GENUINE * TOBACCO & SNUFF *". Plain edge. John Elliott was a tobacconist with a business in Newcastle however he is not mentioned in the business directory of 1809-11. Nice collectable condition without usual weak centres, see photograph.

Withers No: 889, Davis Northumberland No: 34. Diameter 22.3mm. (↑↓) VF+. £25.00

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