Water Filtering Stone and Grapes Edinburgh Halfpenny 1796

Edinburgh (Lothian) copper Conder halfpenny token dated 1796. Obverse: Water filtering stone with legend: "FOR PURIFYING WATER 1796". Reverse: Bunch of grapes in shield with thistles either side. Plain edge. Bell states that the shield belongs to the Viney family of Kent making Dalton & Hamer's attribution to Edinburgh therefore doubtful. Good collectable condition for type with weak centres as usual, see photograph.

D&H: Lothian No: 1 Diameter 29mm. VF. £25.00

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