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Benjamin Jacob, Copper Penny, 1798 obv A man behind a counter holding a pair of scales. Around the perimeter PENNY TOKEN 1798 ; rev An inscription on five lines BN. JACOB AUCTIONEER IRONMONGER &C. WELCH CROSS BIRMINGHAM. A hand holding an auctioneer's hammer; edge plain (Pye 12; 9, Atkins 204; 14, D&H Warwickshire 31)
Choice, toned uncirculated. A lovely example of this hard to find token.
Benjamin Jacob, ironmonger and auctioneer, Bull Street.