Dudley, Worcestershire, James Wilkinson 1812 Copper Penny Token ex Cokayne Collection
UK, Dudley, Co. Worcestershire, James Wilkinson 1812 Copper Penny Token. 20.38 g.; 34 mm.; edge centre grained left \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\; medal orientation. Withers 735; Davis 7. A POUND NOTE FOR 240 TOKENS * around line circle enclosing JAMs WILKINSON VICE MAKER around a vice. The N in NOTE is doubled and the innermost part of the diagonal at the centre of the vice intersects at the corner; the outermost edge strikes the right side of the rectangle. Rx. DUDLEY ONE PENNY TOKEN around; in centre, within a single line circle, an anvil pointing to the left, 1812 below.
Extremely Fine w even dark chocolate brown surfaces, well centered and struck. $140.
Ex Francis B. Cokayne w his ticket, having purchased from Baldwin 9 Sep 1904, for 6 shillings.