Thomas Scott's Gatehouse of Fleet Halfpenny 1793

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Thomas Scott's Gatehouse of Fleet (Kirkcudbrightshire) copper Conder halfpenny token dated 1793. The only token issued for Kirkcudbrightshire. Obverse: Griffin crest with motto on banner: "IMPERO" and legend: "GATEHOUSE HALFPENNY". Reverse: View of a large cotton manufactory with legend: "PAYABLE AT THE HOUSE OF THOs SCOTT & Co. 1793". Plain edge. Thomas Scott & Co., were cotton manufacturers in Gatehouse of Fleet. Good collectable condition with small flan flaw on obverse, see photograph.

D&H Kirkcudbrightshire No: 1. Diameter 28.4mm. VF. £45.00

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