Obv: THE KANGUROO THE ARMADILLO and THE RHINOCEROS above their likenesses. Rev: T. HALL CITTY ROAD NEAR FINSBURY SQUARE LONDON 1795 in six lines, THE FIRST ARTIST IN EUROPE FOR PRESERVING BIRDS BEASTS & around. Edge: Plain.
Uncirculated and Choice brown, reflective fields. 18.2g, 32.14mm. Penny.
Thomas Hall was a taxidermist and dealer in curiosities. He had a large collection of stuffed birds and mammals that he would show to the public. This is an advertising ticket and the first coin to ever have a kangaroo pictured on it. Manufactured by Lutwyche with design by Dixon.