Scarce Hutchison's St. Andrew & Castle Edinburgh Halfpenny 1792


Hutchison's Edinburgh (Lothian) copper Conder halfpenny token dated 1792. Obverse: St Andrew holding saltire cross with thistles either side: "NEMO ME IMPUNE LACESSIT. 1792". Reverse: Edinburgh Coat of Arms beneath anchor with thistles either side: "EDINBURGH HALFPENNY.". Edge inscription: "PAYABLE AT THE WAREHOUSE OF THOS. & ALEXR. HUTCHISON". Listed in Dalton & Hamer as "SCARCE". Thomas and Alexander Hutchison were Edinburgh merchants with a business in the High Street, Edinburgh. Ex-Spence and Fawcett-Litman Collections. Good collectable condition see photograph.

D&H Lothian No: 46. Diameter 29mm. F. £15.00

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