Obv: Bust of Sir Bevois, SR. BEVOIS SOUTHAMPTON around. Rev: Arms of Hampshire, PROMISSORY 1791 HALFPENNY around. Edge: PAYABLE AT THE OFFICE OF W. TAYLOR R.V. MOODY & CO.
Uncirculated and bronzed. Reverse has tiny edge nick and small spot at base of shield.
A Soho mint production of Matthew Boulton, engraved by Dumarest. Issuer Walter Moody had a business known as the ‘Block-maker to His Majesty’, and also invented the circular saw. Richard Vernon Moody was a banker.