Rackham or Leatherdale, Copper Halfpenny (D&H Suffolk 29d)
Obv:An ancient gateway. Over the entrance ABBEY GATE BURY
Rev:An open book. PAYABLE AT RACKHAMS above; CIRCULATING LIBRARY. ANGEL HILL BURY, below.
Edge: Coarse milled to left
Choice, red and brown uncirculated. Scarce.
John Rackham and Richard Leatherdale, John Rackham (1757-1821) bookseller and printer, Angel Hill; Richard Leatherdale (1762-1806) grocer, later postmaster in Harlston, Norfolk.