Cheltenham, St Marys Church Shilling
Item Reference: GG50241
Great Britain, Gloucestershire, Cheltenham, William Bastin, Silver Shilling Token, dated 1811, obverse: view of St Mary’s church (the only surviving medieval building in Cheltenham; in the Domesday Book the church and its land were recorded as belonging to William the Conqueror's chancellor, Regenbald) in the distance through an avenue of trees, VALUE ONE SHILLING below, reverse: A POUND NOTE FOR 20 TOKENS GIVEN BY WILLM BASTIN CHELTENHAM 1811 in seven lines, edge milled, diam. 25mm (Dalton, “The Silver Token Coinage 1811-1812”, 1).
Light surface marks and a scratch under “FOR 20” on the reverse, otherwise extremely fine, obverse slightly toned, reverse bright.