Obv: Bust of Wilkinson, IOHN WILKINSON IRON MASTER. (around). Rev: Ship sailing, FINE SILVER above, 1788 in exergue. Edge: WILLEY SNEDSHILL BERSHAM BRADLEY.
Fine. Silver. Ex. Baldwin’s vault, ex. Mermaid collection. Rare.
This rare silver 3s 6d Wilkinson token features what was probably his own ship, ‘The Trial’, on the reverse. He did frequent business by sea with France. Probably struck by Thomas Williams.