Scarce Brantingham's Aberdeen copper farthing token dated 1838. Obverse: The Coat of Arms of the City of Aberdeen consisting of two leopards supporting a three-castled shield with a head and feathers above. Reverse: Legend on two lines in centre and round periphery: "PAYABLE AT G. BRANTINGHAM'S ABERDEEN 1838". Plain edge. Listed in Bell's "Unofficial Farthings - A Supplement" as "SCARCE". Ex-R. Ward, Ex-A. Hannah Collections. Good collectable condition with some light scratches, see photograph.
Bell No: 6930, Seaby No: ST 567. Diameter 21mm. (↑↑) VF. £30.00
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