Scotland, Edinburgh, Farthing Token, c.1780

Item Reference: C167LG063731 In Stock Share
Great Britain, Scotland, Lothian, Edinburgh, William Johnstone (tea and spirit merchant, 210 Pleasance), Copper Farthing Trade Token, undated (c.1780), obverse: WM. JOHNSTONE 210 * PLEASANCE *, reverse: TEA & SPIRIT…
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Description

Great Britain, Scotland, Lothian, Edinburgh, William Johnstone (tea and spirit merchant, 210 Pleasance), Copper Farthing Trade Token, undated (c.1780), obverse: WM. JOHNSTONE 210 * PLEASANCE *, reverse: TEA & SPIRIT DEALER, second I of SPIRIT above centre of second E of DEALER, edge plain, diam. 22mm (Dalton & Hamer “The Provincial Token Coinage of the 18th Century” 92).

Minor damage, otherwise nearly extremely fine and rare.

Specification

Datec. 1780
Token Group

Tokens

Token Category

18th Century

Token Region

18th century Scotland

Metal

Copper

Size (mm)

22

ReferencesDalton & Hamer “The Provincial Token Coinage of the 18th Century” 92

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