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Samuel Prentice, Copper Penny, 1796 obv The remains of an ancient fortress. Around the perimeter BUNGAY HALFPENNY 1796 rev The remains of an ancient fortress. Around the perimeter BUNGAY HALFPENNY; 1796 above. Edge DOUBLE TOKEN PAYABLE BY S. PRENTICE .X.X.X. (Conder p.141, 3; Virt p.125; Atkins p. 185, 3; D&H Suffolk 3)
Struck from halfpenny dies on a thick planchet. Nice uncirculated and rare.
Samuel Prentice, (1758-1809) grocer and tallow chandler, later as insurance agent.