Obv: Bust of Charles Roe, CHARLES ROE ESTABLISHED THE COPPER WORKS 1758 around. Rev: Female seated with mining tools, MACCLESFIELD HALFPENNY around, 1791 in exergue. Edge: PAYABLE AT MACCLESFIELD LIVERPOOL OR CONGLETON.
Very Fine. Attractive brown with very few marks. Attractive for grade. Rare.
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.