Somersetshire D&H 84 Bath
Somersetshire D&H 84 Bath

Somersetshire D&H 84 Bath

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Obv: Canon and arms in front of tent, PRO REGE ET PATRIA above, BATH ASSOCIATION below, 1798 in exergue. Rev: Arms and supporters of Bath, BATH CITY . above, TOKEN below. Edge: Plain.

Uncirculated. Bronzed Proof. Very Rare (RR). 

Struck by Peter Kempson commemorating the Bath Association, an infantry division created to counter a feared French invasion. Bell notes that this token was probably made for sale to members of the corps. Skidmore would also use this reverse on his series of tokens of Bath buildings.