Silvered Fletcher & Sharratt's St. Matthew's Church Walsall Penny 1811

Fletcher & Sharratt’s Walsall (Staffordshire) silvered copper penny token dated 1811. Obverse: View of St. Matthew's Church: “PAYABLE BY FLETCHER & SHARRATT”. Reverse: Legend on five lines within oak wreath: “WALSALL TOKEN ONE PENNY 1811”. Diagonally milled edge (/////). These were probably issued by Samuel Fletcher and Samuel Sharratt who were saddlers and iron-mongers with a business in Walsall. Probably unofficially silvered in reasonable collectable condition with some digs, see photograph.

Withers No: 1158, Davis Staffordshire No: 106. Diameter 34.2mm. (↑↑) F-. £20.00

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