Obv: View of building, THE . HOUSE OF LORDS above, JACOBS in exergue. Rev: Shield of arms, LONDON above, P. SKIDMORE . MEDAL . MAKER . COPPICE ROW . CLERKENWELL . LONDON. (around). Edge: I PROMISE TO PAY ON DEMAND THE BEARER ONE PENNY . X .
Uncirculated, Red & brown. Scarce. Penny. Ex. Deane. 24.7g. 34.49mm.
The House of Lords gained notoriety when the Gunpowder Plot by Guy Fawkes was discovered and thwarted in the cellar of this building. Once part of the ancient palace at Westminster.