Æ Penny Token, 1830. Diameter 33.8 mm. GOD: SAVE: THE: KING around bust of George III right, 1830 below. R. FOR PUBLICK ACCOMMODATION with ornaments in field. W 2085; Davis 14; Pridmore 55 and Mackay 123. Parts weak due to ghosting, otherwise VF for the issue. Ex P Withers reference collection and the plate coin in 'The Token Book', page 475.
Pridmore says 'The different alloys found in these pieces is explained by the fact that the dies passed through the hands of successive members of the family: John Caine who was a miller and baker of Castletown; John McTurk and someone called Carter.'
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