Obv: A cypher A S below tower, crest a lion rampant with sword, CHESHAM HALFPENNY TOKEN around. Rev: Shield of arms, 1795 below, FOR THE PUBLIC GOOD around. Edge: PAYABLE AT ADAM SIMPSONS.
Good Extremely Fine. Small obverse graze in field. 8.9g. 28.3mm.
This pesky token is quite hard to find in high grade, and this is about as good as they come. An authentic trade token, and the only one for the county, struck for Adam Simpson, a draper in Chesham. Manufactured by Lutwyche with dies engraved by Dixon.