BOLTON CASTLE + UNCHARITABLE MONOPOLIZER
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Yorkshire, Bolton, Penny 1797, view of the castle,
obv. Bolton Castle Yorkshire around,
rev. an urn surounded by scythes, laurel, an arrow, skull and hour-glass,
TIME DESTROYS ALL THINGS around
edge. on demand in LONDON, LIVERPOOL or ANGLESEY
[by James Conder - 1798 - 330 pages]
(Dh 1a; A 1). Good extremely fine, very rare
Bolton Castle was built between 1378 and 1399 by Richard le Scrope, Lord Chancellor, and is an example of a quadrangular castle. The castle was damaged in the English Civil War, but much of it remains. Mary, Queen of Scots, was held for six months in the castle.
Great Britain, Middlesex, Political and Social Series, Copper London Penny Trade Token 1800
obv. man's head with possession written on a headband trying to swallow the world with devil in his head gathering up wheat
THE UNCHARATANLE MONOPOLIZER, WILL STARVE THE POOR, TAKE NOT WHAT WAS MADE FOR ALL, MORE WAREHOUSE ROOM WHEAT IS BUT 22 SHILLING A BUSHEL,
rev. open hands dropping coins, THE CHARITABLE HAND, COME ALL YE DISTRESSED, WELL DONE.
Good extremely fine, very rare
(There is also a later copy made of white metal).
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