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Joseph Archibald, Copper Halfpenny, 1796 Obv A shield of arms dividing the date 17 96, crest a palm branch. Around the perimeter DITAT SERVATA FIDES . JOS . ARCHIBALD . SEEDSMAN . EDIN . A group of eight dots between JOS and DITAT Rev An inscription on five lines SELLS GARDEN, GRASS, & FLOWER SEEDS, FRUIT TREES &c. &c. &c. Comma after GARDEN and after GRASS. The F FRUIT under the F of FLOWER. Edge milled (Conder p.64, 2; Pye p.18, 7; Virt p.164; Atkins p. 310, 7; D&H Lothian 10)
Minor marks, otherwise nearly choice and almost uncirculated.