Scarce Fraser & Laidlaw's Aberdeen copper farthing token dated 1838. Obverse: Legend on seven lines: “PAYABLE AT FRASER & LAIDLAW'S TEA MERCHANTS 57 UNION ST. ABERDEEN”. Reverse: Chinese man sitting on tea crate with canisters behind: “TEAS AS IMPORTED 1838”. Plain edge. Listed in Bell’s “Unofficial Farthings – A Supplement” as “SCARCE”. Ex-R. Ward, Ex-A. Hannah Collections. Reasonable collectable condition for type, see photograph.
Bell No: 6950. Diameter 21mm. (↑↓) F+. £20.00
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