Obv: Bust facing left, ROBERT BIRD WILKINS around. Rev: An antique ship, ISLE OF WIGHT HALFPENNY around, 1792 below. Edge: PAYABLE AT HIS OFFICE NEWPORT.
Uncirculated. Absolutely perfect fields. Tiny scratch on sail. Very rare this nice.
Robert Bird Wilkins was an ironmonger, brazier, tinplate worker, and coal merchant. Very difficult to find well-struck and uncirculated. Manufactured by Mainwaring.