Rare Dr Stuart's Glasgow Farthing 1841

Rare Dr. Stuart's Glasgow (Lanarkshire) farthing token dated 1841. Obverse: Two seated male figures, one taking the other's pulse with legend: "PRIVATE MEDICAL ESTABLISHMENT 1841". Reverse: View of a woman breast-feeding a child with legend: "DR STUART - 39 MAXWELL STREET GLASGOW - MIDWIFERY & NURSING.". Plain edge. Dr. John Knox Stuart was a qualified medical practitioner who advertised his services extensively and died on 19th August 1854. Listed Bell's "Unofficial Farthings - A Supplement" as "RARE". Ex-MacMillan Collection. Good collectable condition, see photograph.

Withers BUFS No: 7400. Diameter 21.5mm. VF. £30.00

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