Obv: Ship sailing right, CORN IMPORTED BY GOVERNMENT 1796 around. Rev: Pair of scales in beaded circle, THE SALE OF CORN BY WEIGHT PROPOSED around, 1796 below. Edge: Plain.
Uncirculated. Small spots on reverse. No marks and well struck with some remaining mint lustre. Scarce.
Struck by Kempson to commemorate the memory of the Duke of Beaufort and his efforts to help ameliorate the scarcity of corn.