Scarce William Griffiths' Carmarthen Penny 1812


Scarce William Griffiths' Carmarthen (Carmarthenshire) copper penny token dated 1812. Obverse: The Shield of Arms of Carmarthen: "CARMARTHEN PENNY". Reverse: Cask within an oak wreath: "PAYABLE BY W. GRIFFITHS & Co.". Centre-grained edge. Listed in Withers "British Copper Tokens 1811-1820" as "SCARCE". William Griffiths was an ironmonger with businesses at St. Mary Street and Dark Gate, Carmarthen, and at Castle Street, Swansea. Good collectable condition, see photograph.

Davis Carmarthenshire No: 5, Withers No: 1301. Diameter 34mm. F+. £35.00

e-mail David at to order.