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Leith Halfpenny, 1797 (D&H Lothian 60)

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Leith Halfpenny, 1797 Obv A ship under sail to right. * LEITH HALFPENNY above. Three lines to the left from thetop of the royal main mast; no line hanging from the end of the bowsprit Rev A figure of Britannia seated facing left holding a spear and branch. Around the perimeter LEITH HALFPENNY. In Ex: 1797 The top of the branch does not quite extend to the foot of the T in LEITH; Britannia's foot extends past the ground line; large 9 in date substantially higher than the top of the first 7. Edge PAYABLE IN LEITH EDINBURGH & GLASSGOW + + +  (Conder p.66, 21; Pye p.35, 1; Virt p.192; Atkins p. 315, 51; D&H Lothian 60)

Choice uncirculated.