Obv: Bust of William Pitt, THE.R.HON.W.PITT.LORD WARDEN CINQUE PORTS around. Rev: Shield of arms, CINQUE PORTS TOKEN PAYABLE AT DOVER around, 1794 above shield. Edge: AT HORN’S LIBRARY /*/*/*/*/*/*/*.
Choice AU, satiny, and fading red all over. A lovely token with a few trifling marks. Overall choice though.
Manufactured by Lutwyche for John Horn who sold stationary and perfume in Dover. He also operated the Apollo Circulating Library and Public Reading Room in Dover, which is referenced on the edge. William Pitt, who would become the youngest Prime Minister of England at 24, was also the MP from Dover.