Very Rare Campbell's Snuff Shop Edinburgh Halfpenny 1796


Very Rare Campbell’s Snuff Shop, Edinburgh (Lothian) copper Conder halfpenny token dated 1796. Obverse: Detailed portrait of a jewelled Turk’s head smoking a pipe with the artist’s name "JAMES" below and legend: "PAYABLE AT CAMPBELLS SNUFF SHOP". Reverse: A snuff jar labelled "37", between two thistles with two crossed pipes above and date below with legend: "SAINT ANDREWS STREET EDINBURGH 1796". Plain edge. D&H 15 is listed in Dalton & Hamer as "RR - VERY RARE". Nice collectable condition with unusually strong centre of reverse, see photograph.

D&H Lothian No: 15a Diameter 27.8mm. VF. £65.00

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