Barnsley, Jackson & Lister Penny Token from the Cokayne Collection
Barnsley, Yorkshire. Copper Penny Token, undated, 1812, for Jackson & Lister. Withers 5; Davis 78; 22.18g.; 34 mm; edge centre grained left; medal axis. PAYABLE AT JACKSON & LISTERS WAREHOUSE and BARNSLEY around PENNY / TOKEN in centre within double line circle. Rx. Weaver working a loom; the sley board passes behind the weaver’s head at the right, and is connected to the sley of the loom. There is no cloth to the left of the weaver.
Extremely Fine w gloss tan brown surfaces. Scarce. $100.
Ex Francis Cokayne Collection w ticket, indicating he purchased from Spink, 2 Nov 1909