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Lambeth, Oyster Merchant Token c.1796

Item Reference: EG41596

Lambeth, Oyster Merchant Token c.1796

Great Britain, Surrey, Lambeth, Thomas Prattent (artist and engraver, co-author of the "Virtuoso's Companion" and "Coin Collector's Guide"), Copper Halfpenny Token, undated (c.1796), obverse: SIR G COOK, FRUITERER, GREEN GROCER & OYSTER MERCHANT, STANGATE, LAMBETH (Sir G Cook, Mayor of Garratt, elected 24th August 1796), reverse: arms of the city of London, edge plain, diam. 29mm (Dalton & Hamer 14).

ex R. Town-Jones collection (Glendinings auction, November 1985, lot 328).

Extremely fine and very rare.