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James Wright, Register Office Halfpenny, 1796 Obv A view of a public building. WRIGHT DES inscribed in the base. EDINBURGH HALFPENNY 1796 above. In Ex: REGISTER OFFICE FOUNDED 1794 Rev A figure of Britannia seated; a ship in the distance. BRITAN NIA. above. Edge plain (Conder p.64, 3; Pye p.18, 6; Virt p.19; Atkins p. 314, 43; D&H Lothian 52)
From a late state of the obverse die. Choice uncirculated and scarce.
James Wright, Jnr., (1768-1798) token enthusiast.