Whitehouse & Co. West Bromwich (Staffordshire) penny token dated 1811. Obverse: Legend on three lines in centre and around periphery: “WEST BROMWICH • OLDBURY • TIPTON & BRIERLY • PENNY TOKEN 1811”. Reverse: Legend on eight lines: “A POUND NOTE FOR 240. PAYABLE AT WEST BROMWICH BY W. WHITEHOUSE & Co.”. Centre-grained edge (\\\\\\). Whitehouse & Co. were canal carriers with depots at the locations mentioned on the token. Good collectable condition for type, see photograph.
Withers No: 1193, Davis Staffordshire No: 121. Diameter 34.4mm. (↑↓) VF. £25.00
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