Lot 3241: English Tokens - 19th Century - Middlesex - 1801 - Pidcock Beaver/Lion Farthing
December 10, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Dated 1801 AD. Obv: lion holding dog with EXETER CHANGE LONDON legend and PIDCOCK in exergue. Rev: beaver with THE BEAVER legend and date below. D&H Middlesex 1069; Atkins 769; Lusk p.132. 3.63 grams. . Gilbert Pidcock (1743-1810) was a famous showman and travelled through Britain with a menagerie until he settled it at Exeter 'Change, London in 1793.
Condition Report: Extremely fine. Scarce.