Scarce Douglas (Isle of Man) copper halfpenny token dated 1811. Obverse: Legend and date on four lines: “DOUGLAS BANK TOKEN HALFPENNY 1811”. Reverse: View of Peel Castle with sailing ship in foreground: “PEEL CASTLE ISLE OF MAN”. Diagonally (/////) milled edge. Listed in Paul & Bente Withers' “British Copper Tokens 1811-1820” as “SCARCE”. Good collectable condition with some spotting, see photograph.
Withers No: 2061, Davis Isle of Man No: 16. Diameter 24.9mm. (↑↑) F. £55.00
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