Worcester Workhouse Halfpenny 1811


Worcester (Worcestershire) copper halfpenny 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 around periphery: “WORCESTER CITY AND COUNTY TOKEN 1811 VALUE HALF PENNY”. Centre grained edge (\\\\\). Issued by The House of Industry (Workhouse). Lovely collectable condition with subdued lustre, see photograph.

Withers No: 1271, Davis Worcestershire No: 29. Diameter 30.8mm. EF. £45.00

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