Scotland, Edinburgh, Farthing Token, c.1780

Item Reference: C167LG063728 In Stock Share
Great Britain, Scotland, Lothian, Edinburgh, John Crerar (grocer, tea, wine, spirit, and ale merchant, 60 South Bridge and Newington Place), Copper Farthing Trade Token, undated (c.1780), obverse: JOHN CRERAR No.60…
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Description

Great Britain, Scotland, Lothian, Edinburgh, John Crerar (grocer, tea, wine, spirit, and ale merchant, 60 South Bridge and Newington Place), Copper Farthing Trade Token, undated (c.1780), obverse: JOHN CRERAR No.60 SOUTH BRIDGE AND NEWINGTON PLACE, reverse: TEAS WINES SPIRITS ALES * & GROCERIES *, ornament above SPIRITS and below ALES, edge plain, diam. 22mm (Dalton & Hamer “The Provincial Token Coinage of the 18th Century” 75).

Good very fine, struck on an imperfect planchet, very rare.

Specification

Date c.1780
Token Group

Tokens

Token Category

18th Century

Token Region

18th century Scotland

Metal

Copper

Size (mm)

22

References Dalton & Hamer “The Provincial Token Coinage of the 18th Century” 75

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