Tunstead & Happing Workhouse Penny 1812

Tunstead & Happing (Norfolk) copper penny token dated 1812. Obverse: Legend on three lines in centre and within border around periphery: “TUNSTEAD & HAPPING ONE PENNY TOKEN 1812”. Reverse: A wheat sheaf with legend: “PAYABLE AT THE CORPORATION HOUSE”. Centre grained edge (\\\\\). Tunstead and Happing were separate towns sharing same Corporation House which served as a workhouse for the poor of both areas. Good collectable condition, see photograph.

Withers No: 1140, Davis Norfolk No: 29. Diameter 35.2mm. (↑) VF. £25.00

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