Obv: East India House, EAST INDIA HOUSE around. Rev: Grocers’ Arms, HALFPENNY above, 1792 below. Edge: PAYABLE AT IOHN DOWNINGS HUDDERSFIELD.
Uncirculated and Choice brown with prooflike fields. Weak strike on thin flan. 8.2g., 28.42mm. Very Rare (RR)
Issued to John Downing, a grocer in Huddersfield. This extremely rare variety uses different dies from the Huddersfield 15 and were probably struck as trial pieces. Manufactured by Lutwyche and designed by Mainwaring.