- CIRCULATED/UNCIRCULATED : Circulated
- COMPOSITION : Silver
- COUNTRY/REGION OF MANUFACTURE : United Kingdom
- CERTIFICATION : Uncertified
- YEAR : 1811
GREAT BRITAIN TOKEN
Silver 1811 1 Shilling
Cattle & Barber Yorkshire - York
Diameter 24.4 mm.Toned.
Dalton# 79 ;Davis# 58
Obverse: Arms of the city between olive and
palm branches. Lettering above, date below. Toothed border
Reverse: Legend on five lines, the top and bottom curved. An ornament above and below. Toothed border
“An issue of silver tokens has been made by
Messrs. Cattle and Barber of York. These tokens are of the value of Shillings
and Sixpences, and are finished in a neat style, bearing on one side the arms of
York, and on the other, their value, with the names of the issuers.”- Chronicle,
Oct. 12, 1811.
Robert Cattle started as an apprentice silversmith and later took on James Barber as a partner in his thriving goldsmiths and jewellers business on Coney Street, York.
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