The Crooked Man (UN-C-1732)
Although the date marked on the coin shows that the coin must have been in circulation during the 16th century. The Guild's first recorded instance of a crooked man possession was Mr. Ernest Weiler, A German Banker working in London in the latter half of the 18th Century.

Mr Weiler was an average Investment Broker who became an exceptional Investment Broker in 3 short months. When asked about his success, at the Christmas gathering that year, Weiler was said to have attributed his success to a lucky "sixpence" he had found. By the time of his death, of a heart attack, he was estimated to be worth over 5 million pounds.

His considerable fortune and "charmed token" , was inherited by his eldest son, Patrick Weiler, who unfortunately was also to share his fate.