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S & T Ashley, Commercial Halfpenny, 1795 Obv The Grocer's arms and supporters. Around the perimeter PROSPERITY TO THE TOWN OF AYLSHAM Rev The crest of the Prince of Wales and motto ICH DIEN. 1795 HALFPENNY. below. Around the perimeter INDUSTRY IS THE PARENT OF SUCCESS Edge S & T ASHLEY The remainder crosses and dots (Atkins p. 150, 6a; D&H Norfolk 5a)
Stephen Ashley, (1747-1818) and his son Thomas Ashley (b. 1776), hosiers and shopkeepers, Aylsam.