Gloucestershire Kempson's D&H 11
Gloucestershire Kempson's D&H 11

Gloucestershire Kempson's D&H 11

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Obv: View of hospital, ST. BARTHOLOMEW’S above, REBUILT 1789 HOSPITAL in exergue. Rev: Shield of arms, THE ARMS OF GLOCESTER 1797 around, CITY TOKEN separated by shield. Edge: Plain. 

Uncirculated Choice Proof with hints of red remaining. Ex. Farnell, Ex. Bobbe. Penny. Scarce.

St. Bartholomew’s Hospital was founded during Queen Elizabeth’s reign and was funded by proceeds from an ancient priory from the time of Henry III. Rebuilt in 1789 as the token states. It now serves as a shopping and crafting center.