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Richard Bacon, Commercial Halfpenny, 1794 Obv A view of a castle and bridge. Around the perimeter NORWICH CASTLE . The period after CASTLE touches the shrubs on the bridge. Rev A fleece, hanging. Around the perimeter GOOD TIMES WILL COME . MDCCXCIV. Edge RICHARD BACON COCKEY LANE (Atkins p. 151, 13; D&H Norfolk 12)
Uneven toning, otherwise choice, lustrous uncirculated.
Richard Bacon, (1745-1812) originally an appraiser, auctioneer, and brandy merchant; later a printer and stationer, No. 12 Cockey Lane, Norwich.