Gilbert Pidcock, Copper Halfpenny, Undated (D&H Middlesex 422) Obv: An elephant facing left. * PIDCOCKS * * above, EXHIBITION below; Rev: A two-headed cow, standing facing right. Around the perimeter EXETER CHANGE * STRAND LONDON *; Edge: Plain
Well struck, gem uncirculated, toned and with a substantial amount of color remaining. A beautiful token.
Gilbert Pidcock, (1743-1810) owner and operator of a traveling menagerie and, later, of a permanent exhibition on The Strand, in London.