Circuses, LAMBETH, Astley’s Amphitheatre, William Batty, uniface brass, wm. batty late astley’s amphitheatre, half pit price stamped in centre, 39mm, 10.62g (W 83, this piece illustrated; Young, Theatres & Circus, p.117, this piece). Somewhat spotted, otherwise fine, very rare £80-£100
Provenance: Bt June 2004.
William Batty (1801-68), was the proprietor from 1842 to 1853