Obv: In nine lines, BASIL BURCHELL SOLE PROPRIETOR OF THE FAMOUS SUGAR-PLUMBS FOR WORMS NO. 79 LONG-ACRE. Rev: In nine lines, BASIL BURCHELL SOLE PROPRIETOR OF THE ANODYNE NECKLACE FOR CHILDREN CUTTING TEETH. Edge: Plain.
Uncirculated. Holed at the time of manufacture to feed a ribbon through, to be sold along with his anodyne necklace. Glossy and brown. Scarce.
Basil Burchell was a seller of patent medicines and quack cures. He used these tokens as advertising tickets and his business was highly succesful, stretching into the mid nineteenth century.