Newcastle under Lyme Cotton Works Penny 1813


Newcastle under Lyme (Staffordshire) Cotton Works copper penny token dated 1813. Obverse: Cotton bale in wreath in centre with legend: “ONE POUND NOTE FOR 240 TOKENS • PAYABLE AT THE COTTON WORKS NEWCASTLE”. Reverse: Legend on three lines in centre and around periphery: “ONE PENNY TOKEN FOR PUBLIC ACCOMMODATION 1813”. Centre grained edge (\\\\\). Good collectable condition, see photograph.

Withers No: 900, Davis Staffordshire No: 89. Diameter 35.5mm. () VF. £25.00

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