Middlesex London & Westminster D&H 97
Middlesex London & Westminster D&H 97

Middlesex London & Westminster D&H 97

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Obv: View of building, CORDWAINERS HALL BUILT 1790 around, shield of arms below. Rev: Arms and mural crown, LONDON AND WESTMINSTER PENNY around, 1797 below. Edge: I PROMISE TO PAY ON DEMAND THE BEARER ONE PENNY X. 

Uncirculated. Obverse rim dents. Bronzed and Rare. Penny size. 

Cordwainers were workers in fine leather and shoe makers. This series usually features tokens with flan bulges, die cracks, etc., as the dies would not last long before breaking. (The Building Medalets of Kempson and Skidmore 1796-1797, R.C. Bell, p. 97)