Somersetshire D&H 86d Bridgewater
Somersetshire D&H 86d Bridgewater

Somersetshire D&H 86d Bridgewater

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Obv: Front view of house, I. HOLLOWAY AND SON DRAPERS & C. POST OFFICE around, 1794 in exergue. Rev: Part of a castle and bridge, B. WATER HALFPENNY . FOR CHANGE NOT FRAUD around. Edge: PAYABLE IN LONDON remainder engrailed. 

Uncirculated and Choice brown. Proof-like with light toning. Rare. 

Manufactured by Kempson and Wyon for John and Benjamin Holloway. This father and son were both tailors and drapers, the father being the postmaster of Bridgewater at the time the token was struck. The building on the obverse is most likely still standing.