Obv: Bust of Eccleston, DANIEL ECCLESTON incuse around, LANCASTER incuse below. Rev: Ship sailing, THE LANCASHIRE HALFPENNY around, 1794 below. Edge: PAYABLE IN LANCASTER LIVERPOOL & MANCHESTER.
Uncirculated, Choice, tad red. Proof-like with glossy surfaces.
Daniel Eccleston was an eccentric merchant, insurance broker, author, and inventor. Manufactured by Matthew Boulton and diesinker Ponthon.