Æ Threepence token, diameter 44.7mm, 5.3mm thick. Weight 68.83gm. 1813. BIRMINGHAM above a view of the workhouse, 1813 and THREE PENCE below. R. ONE POUND NOTE PAYABLE AT THE WORKHOUSE FOR 80 TOKENS above the shield of arms of Birmingham. W 383. Several edge knocks and many surface marks, otherwise fair/good*.
*US customers please note that this is strict British grading.
This is the largest British copper coin sanctioned by British law to be in general circulation - apart from the copper sixpence, which is extremely rare.
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