Webster's Dundee Town Hall & Warehouses Penny 1797


Webster's Dundee (Angus) copper Conder penny token dated 1797. Obverse: The old Town Hall, the upper part of which was formerly a prison with the lower part used for public offices. The spire was 145 feet high. Legend: “DUNDEE PENNY 1797”, “TOWHOUSE FOUNDED 1732”. Reverse: View of large industrial warehouses over Dundee's Coat of Arms: “PUBLIC WAREHOUSES ON THE QUAY”, “SHIPPING OF THIS PORT 8800 TONS REGR.”. Edge inscription: “PAYABLE ON DEMAND BY THO.S WEBSTER JUN.R”. Thomas Webster Junior was a partner in the Dundee Ropeworks. Ex-MacMillan Collection. Good collectable condition, see photograph.

D&H Angusshire No: 5. Diameter 32.1mm. VF-. £45.00

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