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Stamford, Ed Butt, Silver 18d 1811, rare

Item Reference: JG56764

Stamford, Ed Butt, Silver 18d 1811, rare

Great Britain, Lincolnshire, Stamford, Edward Butt and Francis Butt, Silver Eighteenpence Trade Token, dated 1811, obverse: lion couchant with large flag, crown above, STAMFORD 1811 below, reverse: SILVER 1s 6d TOKEN at centre, PAYABLE IN CASH NOTES BY EDWd & FRAs BUTT around, edge milled, diam. 27mm. (Dalton, “The Silver Token Coinage 1811-1812”, 16).

Extremely fine / about extremely fine, obverse with reflective fields, rare.

bought Spink, 1968; ex Ivor Devereux collection, DNW, October 2014, lot 366.