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Gilbert Pidcock, Copper Halfpenny, c1795. Obv An elephant facing left. * PIDCOCKS * * above, EXHIBITION below. Rev A rhinocerous standing, facing right. Around the perimeter EXETER * CHANGE *STRAND * Ex: * LONDON * Edge; plain not in collar (Atkins p. 106, 302b; D&H Middlesex 416b)
Struck with insufficient pressure on a thin planchet as usual. However, essentially as made with a fair amount of faded color remaining. Attractive and rare this nice.