Trade token

Description
Tokens like these were issued due to a shortage of coins, and this one was worth one shilling. The image shows the Eddystone Lighthouse in Plymouth with ships at sea.
Accession Loan No.
224/1998/9
Collection Class
Numismatics
Common Name
trade token
Simple Name
token
Full Name
shilling trade token
Dimensions
TH 1 mm; diameter 25 mm
Period Classification
Regency (1811-1820)
Production Year Low
1811
Production Year High
1813
Family Group

Material
silver
Collection County
Devon?
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe
Place
Devon
Inscription / Transcription
ONE SHILLING; DEVON SILVER TOKEN

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