Cambridgeshire ( 72A), Cambridge, Thomas Powell, Halfpenny, 1666

£175.00

17th century token

Cambridgeshire

Cambridge

Thomas Powell

Halfpenny, 1666

Obv:  THOMAS POWELL IN        =       Loaf of bread

Rev:  CAMBRIDGE 1666               =       T P I

1.60g.

Dickinson 72A, Norweb -.

Good Fine and attractive.  Extremely rare.

This variety (first published by William Gilbert in 1917) has a reverse die which differs from Cambridge 72.  The only change in lettering is that the initial of the issuer's wife is I instead of E.  It is very much rarer than the other.