6 Pence Staffordshire - Bilston / Rushbury & Woolley

Features

Issuer United Kingdom
Type Token
Year 1811
Value 6 Pence = 1/2 Shilling (1/40)
Currency Currency tokens (1798-1816)
Composition Silver
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 227054
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References Dalton# 3,
Richard Dalton; 1968. The Silver Token Coinage Mainly Issued Between 1811-12. Seaby, London, United Kingdom.
Davis# 3
William John Davis; 1904. The Nineteenth Century Token Coinage of of Great Britain, Ireland, the Channel Islands, and the Isle of Man, to which are added tokens of over one penny value of any period. Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.

Obverse

Arms featuring a castle surrounded by lions, legend around, denomination below.

Lettering:
BILSTON SILVER TOKEN
SIXPENCE

Reverse

Central lettering across five lines, legend around in two circles.

Lettering:
ONE POUND NOTE FOR 40 TOKENS
COMMERCIAL CHANGE 1811
PAYABLE
BY
RUSHBURY
AND
WOOLLEY

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1811 

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