Obv: Bust of Charles Roe, CHARLES ROE ESTABLISHED THE COPPER WORKS 1758 around. Rev: Woman seated with mining tools, MACCLESFIELD HALFPENNY. (around), 1790 in exergue. Edge: PAYABLE AT MACCLESFIELD LIVERPOOL OR CONGLETON.
Extra Fine with some remaining mint lustre.
Trade token issued to William Roe, the head of Roe & Company. His father, Charles, was the founder and is pictured on the obverse of this token. This is one of the rare varieties of the 1791 date. Manufactured by Westwood and Hancock.