Middlesex D&H 297 Dennis'
Middlesex D&H 297 Dennis'

Middlesex D&H 297 Dennis'

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Obv: A wheatsheaf, BAKERS HALFPENNY. (around) 1795 below. Rev: In eight lines, TO LESSEN THE SLAVERY OF SUNDAY BAKING AND PROVIDE FOR PUBLIC WANTS: AN ACT WAS PASSES. A.D. 1794. Edge: PAYABLE AT I + DENNIS LONDON .X.X. 

Almost Uncirculated. Minor marks. 

Jonathan Dennis was a baker whose shop was located on Tottenham street. Reverse refers to law passed banning baking on Sundays, relieving many bakers of overwork.