Obv: Bust of Howe facing right, .ADML. EARL HOWE. (around). Rev: View of ship sailing, GLORIOUS FIRST OF IUNE. 1794 around, FARTHING in exergue. Edge: Milled.
Uncirculated and Choice. Sharp strike with full details on ship. Large die cracks on obverse. Farthing.
Probably a specious token struck for collectors celebrating the popularity of Lord Earl Howe. He used an ingenious new system of signaling other ships at sea, which enabled him to sail his fleet past the French ships on the ‘Glorious first of June’.