Shropshire & North Wales Assurance Co. Provincial Insurance Company that did little business outside of its Shrewsbury Base and surrounding areas. 1836-1890 This is the first and short-lived variant. Stamped in a gauge of brass too thick to readily accept the deep profiles of the die which resulted in stress cracks. Within the first year a lighter gauge sheet brass was substituted, NORTH WALES inverted. 9 3/8 x 9 3/4- See Link Below for more Pictures and Auction Item information like Min Bid, Bulau, etc