Scarce George III Staffordshire Halfpenny 1814

Scarce Staffordshire copper halfpenny token dated 1814. Obverse: Bust of George III to right with legend: "STAFFORDSHIRE HALFPENNY TOKEN". Reverse: Britannia seated left holding palm and olive branches with legend: "COMMERCE 1814". Crudely partially-grained edge (/////). Listed in Paul & Bente Withers' "British Copper Tokens 1811-1820" as "SCARCE". Reasonable collectable condition, see photograph.

Withers No: 1098, Davis Staffordshire No: 27. Diameter 28.6mm. (↑↓) VF-. £20.00

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