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Euphame Campbell, Copper Halfpenny, 1795, obv The head of a Turk in profile to left and smoking a pipe, James below. Around the perimeter PAYABLE AT CAMPBELLS SNUFF SHOP A small ornament below James, rev A snuff jar labeled 37 between two thistles, two pipes crossed above, 1795 below. Around the perimeter SAINT ANDREWS STREET EDINBURGH. * Long pipe stems; stems extend to the S and first E of STREET. Large numbers in date, small 1 in date, edge plain, not in collar (Conder p.65, 7; Atkins p. 311, 11b; D&H Lothian 14a)
A bit softly struck, per usual, otherwise near gem uncirculated. Scarce.
Euphrame Campbell, tobacconist, No. 2, St. Andrew's Street, Edinburgh.