"Earl Howe and the Glorious First of June". The largest naval battle of the era pitted the British against the French fleet on June 1, 1794. France was attempting to deliver grain from the US to relieve the starving masses in France. Both sides claimed it a victory, but France lost 7 ships and their crew. However they managed to deliver the grain.
Allen’s boot & shoemaker London dated 1795. Obverse: The arms of William Allen’s family including six martlets and surmounted by another. Rev: Shield of arms of the Cordwainer’s or Shoemaker’s Company including three goat’s heads and surmounted by another. “Promissory Halfpenny” Edge: Payable in Chandos...
"D.I. Eaton. Three times Aquited of Sedition" 1795. A cock crowing over a group of pigs in a sty, one eating (reading) a book. "Printer to the majesty of the People" Edge : . Daniel Iassac eaton was the publisher of Politics for the People in 1793. He published a speech by John Thelwall included an anecdote about a tyrannical gamecock named "King...
J, Lackington, Cheapest bookseller in the world! James Lackington ran a huge book store in Finsbury square, called the "Temple of the muses". He published his autobiography "Memoirs of the First Forty-Five Years of the Life of James Lackington" in 1791. Edge: Payable at the temple.