Fletcher & Sharratt's Walsall Penny 1811

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Fletcher & Sharratt's Walsall (Staffordshire) copper penny token dated 1811. Obverse: Image of a bear clawing at a post with legend: “PAYABLE BY FLETCHER & SHARRATT”. Reverse: legend on five lines enclosed within oak leaf and acorn wreath: “WALSALL TOKEN ONE PENNY 1811”. Diagonally grained edge (\\\\\\). Fletcher and Sharratt were saddlers and ironmongers. Ex-David Pottinger Collection. Nice collectable condition, see photograph.

Withers No: 1146, Davis Staffordshire No: 101. Diameter 33.6mm. (↑↑) VF. £30.00

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