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 and choice brown. Reflective surfaces.
Daniel Eccleston was an eccentric merchant who famously wrote a rebuttal to the notice of his death in 1816. A Matthew Boulton and Soho Mint production, designed by Ponthon.