Scarce Phœnix Ironworks Glasgow Penny Token 1813


Scarce Phœnix Ironworks Glasgow (Lanarkshire) copper penny token dated 1813. Obverse: Industrial iron foundry with smoking chimneys and legend: “PHŒNIX IRON-WORKS GLASGOW”. Reverse: Justice standing holding sword and scales over bale and barrel with legend: “ONE PENNY TOKEN 1813”. Engrailed edge. Listed in Paul & Bente Withers' “British Copper Tokens 1811-1820” as “SCARCE”.  Ex-Robert-Lewis Collection. Nice collectable condition, see photograph.

Withers No: 1353, Davis No: 4. Diameter 34.3mm. (↑↑) VF-. £45.00

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