Obv: View of building, WELCH CROSS above. Rev: Shield of arms, P. KEMPSON MAKER OF BUTTONS MEDALS & C BIRMINGHAM in three curved lines. Edge: Plain.
Uncirculated and choice brown.
Much trading in those days took place at Market Crosses such as this, generally at the intersection of two or three streets. This particular cross also served as a guardhouse on the second floor, and at times a prison.