Obv: A chained man kneeling, AM I NOT A MAN AND A BROTHER around. Rev: Two hands joined, MAY SLAVERY & OPPRESSION CEASE THROUGHOUT THE WORLD. Edge: BIRMINGHAM REDRUTH & SWANSEA.
Very Good with much wear. Very Rare (RR).
This striking design was created by Thomas Bewick, a friend of Thomas Spence, for the Society for the Abolition of the Slave Trade. This a very rare variety that has passed through many hands.