Rare Channel Islands Prince of Wales Penny 1813

Rare Channel Islands copper penny token dated 1813. Obverse: Legend around periphery and on three lines in centre: “JERSEY GUERNSEY AND ALDERNEY ONE PENNY TOKEN”. Reverse: Prince of Wales feathers in centre with date below and legend: “TO FACILITATE TRADE 1813”. Diagonally (/////) milled edge. Listed in Paul & Bente Withers' “British Copper Tokens 1811-1820” as “R - RARE”. Good  collectable condition for type with usual weak strike in areas, see photograph.

Withers No: 2044, Davis Channel Islands No: 10. Diameter 33.9mm. (↑↓) F. £145.00

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