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Mary and Lacon Lambe, Copper Farthing, 1795. Obv A tea chest inscribed M. LAMBE & SON GROCERS BATH. Around the perimeter SPICES TEAS SUGARS COFFEES Rev A monogram cypher LL, the date, 1795, below. Around the perimeter A BATH FARTHING TOKEN Edge Plain (Conder p.138, 62; Pye p.6, 7; Virt p.125; Atkins p. 179, 98a; D&H Somersetshire 112a)
Choice uncirculated with a bit of faded color remaining.
Lambe & Son, Mary Lambe (b. 1742) and son Lacon Lambe (1770-1860), grocers and tea dealers, Bath.