Scarce Edinburgh Shield & Bird Farthing 1796

Edinburgh (Lothian) copper Conder farthing token dated 1796. Obverse: Quartered shield above crossed sprigs. Reverse: A bird on a branch: "PRO BONO PUBLICO 1796". Plain edge. Listed in Dalton & Hamer as "SCARCE". Good collectable condition for type with some light scratches, see photograph.

D&H Lothian No: 69. Diameter 21.3mm. (↑↑) VF-. £45.00

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