Herefordshire D&H 4 Hereford
Herefordshire D&H 4 Hereford

Herefordshire D&H 4 Hereford

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Obv: A bull breaking his chains, HEREFORDSHIRE above, JUNE 3 1796 in exergue. Rev: An apple tree and a plough within an oaken wreath. Edge: Plain.

Uncirculated. Full strike! Tiny graze on reverse, otherwise Choice and glossy. Ex. Mermaid collection. Penny. Scarce. 

This token was struck for R. Biddulph and commemorates his return to Parliament on June 3rd, 1796. The bull breaking its chains represents the county changing from a Tory to a Whip representative. The apple tree alludes to the cider industry in Hereford and the plough to agriculture. Diesinker, Milton; Manufacturer, Milton.