Scarce Arnot's Spa Mineral Water Holt Halfpenny

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Scarce David Arnot's Holt (Wiltshire) copper Conder halfpenny token undated. Obverse:  Legend on six lines in centre and around edge: "SOLD AT THE SPA HOUSE HOLT BY D. ARNOT PROPRIETOR . & BY IN.O GRIFFITHS NO 27 ST ALBAN'S STREET LONDON.". Reverse: A standing winged figure of Fame blowing a trumpet: "HOLT, WILTSHIRE MINERAL WATER . DISCOVER'D 1688.". Plain edge. Listed in Dalton & Hamer as "SCARCE". David Arnot was the proprietor of the Holt Spa and lived at the “Spa House”. Ex-Gahlin Collection. Nice collectable condition, see photograph.

D&H Wiltshire No: 3a. Diameter 28.6mm. EF-. £65.00

e-mail David at d-stuart@d-stuart.demon.co.uk to order.

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