John Barker's Norwich Castle Penny 1811


John Barker's Norwich (Norfolk) copper penny token dated 1811. Obverse: Two sheep in centre with legend on curved line above and date below: “BARKER. WOOLLEN DRAPER 1811”. Reverse: Detailed view of Norwich Castle with legend on curved line above: “NORWICH CASTLE”. Diagonally mulled edge (/////). John Barker was a woollen draper and haberdasher with a business in London Lane, Norwich. Good collectable condition, see photograph.

Withers No: 905, Davis Norfolk No: 19. Diameter 34.7mm. (↑) VF+. £35.00

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