Holloway & Son, Commercial Halfpenny, 1794 (D&H Somersetshire 86) Obv A view of a house. Around the perimeter I. HOLLOWAY AND SON DRAPERS &c. POST OFFICE Ex: 1794 Rev A representation of a part of a castle and bridge. Around the perimeter B. WATER HALFPENNY . FOR CHANGE NOT FRAUD. Edge ON DEMAND WE PROMISE TO PAY (Conder p.136, 49; Pye p.9, 9; Virt p.31; Atkins p. 176, 74; D&H Somersetshire 86))
Near gem uncirculated with substantial original's color.
Holloway & Son, John Holloway (d. 1810) and son, Benjamin Holloway (1772-1836) operated a tailor and drapery business. John Holloway was also the postmaster in Bridgwater, the office pictured on their token.