Very Rare John Arnott & Co. Draper's Belfast Farthing


Very rare John Arnott & Co's Belfast (County Antrim) farthing token undated. Obverse: Legend on five lines, the top curved: "JOHN ARNOTT & Co. SILK MERCERS HABERDASHERS &c.". Reverse: Legend on three lines, the top curved: "PAYABLE AT No. *.7 & .9 BRIDGE ST BELFAST ONE FARTHING". Plain edge. John Arnott & Co. commenced trading at 26 High Street, Belfast and presumably moved to Bridge Street at a later stage. Listed in Withers' "The Token Book 2" as "RR - VERY RARE". Nice collectable condition, see photograph.

TB2 No: 5383. Diameter 21.4mm. (↑↑) VF+. £35.00

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