Obverse depicts in the circle the crest of a lamb holding in its mouth a sprig of thyme and the legend ‘Foundling Fields – 1795″. On the reverse side in the circle the initials JB (i.e., James Burton 1761-1837, builder and developer of much of the foundling hospital in the 1790s) and the legend ‘Payable on demand”.
1 token, copper, 3 cm diameter.
- Title: Foundling Fields 1795 : payable on demand.
- Created: [London : J. Burton, 1795]
File 66 795 F771
Acquired January 2013