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John Stride, Commercial Halfpenny, 1794 Obv A ship under sail to right. EMSWORTH above. Rev A female seated, right arm upon a globe and left upon an anchor. HALFPENNY above. In Ex. 1794 Edge PAYABLE AT THE WAREHOUSE OF IOHN STRIDE X X X X (Conder p.41, 5; Atkins p. 35, 6; D&H Hampshire 10)
From a later state of the reverse die. Gem uncirculated and attractively toned.
John Stride, (1767->1851), grocer, Emsworth.