Bank Token

Coin, silver, bank token 10 pence Irish, George III, 1806


Coin, silver, bank token, 10 pence Irish, George III, 1806. Obverse: Laureated head of George III facing right, legend around head reads GEORGIUS III DEI GRATIA. Reverse: Denomination and date vertically along face reads BANK/TOKEN/TEN/PENCE/IRISH/1806. Small perforation through coin, beneath head of George III through to bottom of zero in date on reverse. Slanted ridges around edge.

Found by the donor, Sheila McMahon, in her garden in Spancil Hill in the 1950s.

Category: Currency

2003.0002 (5179)