Dundee Trades Hall Horse & Cart Farthing 1797

Dundee (Angus) copper Conder farthing token dated 1797. Obverse: A horse pulling a cart along a cobbled street. On the cart are two packages marked "DR" and "TR", thought to represent the Dundee Ropery and Tay Ropery respectively, with the cart returning from a trip to the flax heckling works: "SIC ITUR AD OPES", "WRIGHT DES". Reverse: Town Hall: "**DUNDEE FARTHING** 1797", "TRADES HALL". Plain edge. Nice collectable condition for type with usual rim die flaws on reverse, see photograph.

D&H Angusshire No: 42. Diameter 22mm. EF-. £50.00

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