Worcester Workhouse Penny Token 1811

Worcester (Worcestershire) copper penny token dated 1811. Obverse: Worcester City Arms in centre with legend: “CIVITAS IN BELLO IN PACE FIDELIS”. Reverse: Legend on three lines in centre within wreath and round periphery: “WORCESTER CITY AND COUNTY TOKEN * 1811 * VALUE ONE PENNY”. Centre-grained (\\\\\) edge. Issued by The House of Industry (Workhouse). Reasonable collectable condition with some edge bruising, see photograph.

Withers No: 1249, Davis Worcestershire No: 19. Diameter 36.1mm. (↑↑) F+. £14.00

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