John Kershaw, Copper Halfpenny, 1792 (D&H Lancashire 146) Obv: A shield of arms and crest. Around the perimeter ROCHDALE HALFPENNY. 1792 A line drawn across the two points of the shield cuts the terminal of the L of ROACHDALE on the left. The bottom of the shield some distance from the 7 of the date. The period after HALFPENNY close to the 2 of the date. The top of the 9 of the date and the foot of the Y of HALFPENNY have been double punched.Rev: A man weaving in a loom. The man's feet rest on four treadles. Edge: PAYABLE AT THE WAREHOUSE OF IOHN KERSHAW . X . (Atkins 65; 89, D&H Lancashire 146)
gEF and still a bit lustrous.