Obv: Three-quarter figure of Bishop Blaize, SUCCESS TO THE WOOLLEN MANUFACTORY around. Rev: Shield of arms, EXETER HALFPENNY above, 1792 below. Edge: PAYABLE AT THE WAREHOUSE OF SAMUEL KINGDON. X.
Uncirculated and Choice with full mint lustre.
Samuel Kingdon was an ironmonger in Exeter. Bishop Blaize is the patron saint of Woolcombers. Prior to being beheaded, he was tortured and flayed with iron combs used to prepare wool in a form of torture known as Carding. Manufactured by Westwood and Hancock