Scotland, Glasgow, Farthing Token, 1780

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Great Britain, Scotland, Lanarkshire, Glasgow, James Angus (tea merchant), Copper Farthing Trade Token, dated 1780, obverse: a sugar loaf, JAMES ANGUS. above, A FARTHING below, line under sugar loaf aligns…
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Great Britain, Scotland, Lanarkshire, Glasgow, James Angus (tea merchant), Copper Farthing Trade Token, dated 1780, obverse: a sugar loaf, JAMES ANGUS. above, A FARTHING below, line under sugar loaf aligns with centre of F and second limb of G of FARTHING, space between the name and denomination, reverse: A SHIFT 1780 at centre, TEA SHOP above, GLASGOW. below, stop after GLASGOW, tail of 7 aligns just above and to right of A of GLASGOW, edge plain, diam. 21mm (Dalton & Hamer “The Provincial Token Coinage of the 18th Century” 21).

About very fine, edge clipped, very rare.

Specification

Datec.1780
Token Group

Tokens

Token Category

18th Century

Token Region

18th century Scotland

Metal

Copper

Size (mm)

21

ReferencesDalton & Hamer “The Provincial Token Coinage of the 18th Century” 21).

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