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Halfpenny token, 1791 "Payable at the Warehouse of Richard Paley XX" Leeds, VF or better

Richard Paley's (Yorkshire) copper Conder halfpenny token dated 1791. Obverse: Standing figure of Bishop Blaize (Paton saint of woolcombers) holding a wool comb in his left hand and a book in his right, with a lamb at his feet. "ARTIS NOSTRAE CONDITOR". Reverse: Coat of arms of three stars and a hanging fleece, crested by an owl: "LEEDS HALFPENNY 1791". Edge inscription: "PAYABLE AT THE WAREHOUSE OF RICHARD PALEY XX". Richard Paley was a freeholder, maltster, soap-boiler and chandler with business in a locality known as the "Calls" in Leeds. D&H Yorkshire No: 43. GRADE: VF or Better 68588 £32.00

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