Scarce Dundee Sentinel & Scales Farthing


Scarce J M & Co., Dundee (Angusshire) copper Conder farthing token. Obverse: Pair of scales above cypher, "J M & Co", "PAYABLE ON DEMAND DUNDEE". Reverse: A soldier on guard duty with bayonet on musket stands between the breech of a canon and a turret. Plain rounded edge. It is thought that the issuer was a grocer near the barracks, hence the sentry. Listed in Bell’s "Commercial Coins 1787-1804" as: "SCARCE". Ex-Neil Beaton, Longman, Lincoln, Fawcett/Litman and Spence Collections, comes with old ticket and envelope. Lovely lustrous condition, nearly as struck, see photograph.

D&H Angus No: 39. Diameter 21mm. EF+. £165.00

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