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Holloway & Son, Commercial Halfpenny, 1794 Obv A view of a house. Around the perimeter I. HOLLOWAY AND SON DRAPERS &c. POST OFFICE Ex: 1794 Rev A representation of a part of a castle and bridge. Around the perimeter B. WATER HALFPENNY . FOR CHANGE NOT FRAUD. Edge PAYABLE IN LONDON The remainder engrailed (Atkins p. 176, 74d; D&H Somersetshire 86d)
Gem, toned uncirculated.
Holloway & Son, John Holloway (d. 1810) and son, Benjamin Holloway (1772-1836) operated a tailor and drapery business. John Holloway was also the postmaster in Bridgwater, the office pictured on their token.