Extremely Rare Dundee Market Cross & Highlander Copper Shilling


Extremely rare Wright's Dundee (Angus) copper Conder shilling, undated. Obverse: View of the old Dundee Market Cross with "W" on left and "DES" on right: “DUNDEE SILVER MEDAL. PRICE ONE SHILLING - CROSS TAKEN DOWN 1777”. Reverse: Advancing Highlander with shield and raised claymore above the Arms of Dundee in a sunken oval: “FROM THE HEATH-COVERD MOUNTAINS OF SCOTIA WE COME.”. Plain edge. This is thought to have been produced by the diesinker Wright and issued after his death in 1798. Listed in Dalton & Hamer as "RRR - EXTREMELY RARE". Good collectable condition with uneven colour and usual reverse die flaws, see photograph.

D&H Angusshire No: 3. Diameter 23.7mm. VF. £125.00

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