1 Penny Yorkshire / Sheffield - S. Hobson & Sons

1 Penny (Yorkshire / Sheffield - S. Hobson & Sons) -  obverse1 Penny (Yorkshire / Sheffield - S. Hobson & Sons) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer United Kingdom
Type Token
Year 1812
Value 1 Penny = 1/12 Shilling (1/240)
Currency Currency tokens (1798-1816)
Composition Copper
Weight 22.4 g
Diameter 34 mm
Thickness 3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 52863
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References Withers# 975,
Paul Withers, Bente R. Withers; 2010. The Token Book / Volume 1. British Tokens of the 17th 18th and 19th Centuries and Their Values. Galata Print Limited, Llanfyllin, Powys, Wales.
Davis# 137
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 above the town name SHEFFIELD and surrounded by legend

Lettering:
SHEFFIELD
PAYABLE AT S. HOBSON & SON’S, BUTTON MANUFACTURERS

Reverse

Britannia seated left with ship in the distance. H below shield

Lettering:
ONE PENNY TOKEN
1812

Edge

Centre grained //////

1 Penny (Yorkshire / Sheffield - S. Hobson & Sons) -  obverse

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1812 

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