Scarce Flowers and Buck's Head Edinburgh Halfpenny 1796


Scarce Edinburgh (Lothian) copper halfpenny token dated 1796. Obverse: Flower spray in shield with legend: “BRITANIA RULES THE WAVES”. Reverse: A stag’s head above date, middle horn of left antler points to the middle of “N” with legend: “LET BRITAIN FLOURISH 1796”. Plain edge. Listed in Dalton & Hamer as "SCARCE". Good collectable condition for type, see photograph.

D&H: Lothian No: 2. Diameter 28.7mm. VF. £25.00

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