Very rare Alexander Edie's Edinburgh (Lothians) copper farthing token dated 1838. Obverse: Legend on six lines, the top and bottom curved: “ALEXR. EDIE * 88 ABBEY HILL * AND 59 PLEASANCE”. 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 “RR - VERY RARE”. Ex-R. Ward Collection. Nice collectable condition, see photograph.
Bell No: 7100. Diameter 21.6mm. (↑↑) VF. £75.00
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