votes for women Penny

All About History - - I OBJECT: IAN HISLOP’S SEARCH FOR DISSENT -

This Bri­tish penny from 1903, fea­tur­ing the pro­file of King Ed­ward VII, has been de­faced with the slo­gan ‘Votes for Women’. Achieved us­ing a ham­mer and let­ter punches, it is thought that the suf­fragettes had been in­spired to de­face coins by an­ar­chists.

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