Rare Edinburgh Campbell's Snuff Shop Halfpenny 1796

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". Diagonally milled edge. Listed in Dalton & Hamer as "RARE". Ex-Perry Collection. Nice collectable condition for type, see photograph.

D&H Lothian No: 17. Diameter 28.7mm. VF. £65.00

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