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Mackintosh, Inglis & Wilson, Commercial Halfpenny, 1793 Obv A rose and a thistle united. Around the perimeter INVERNESS HALFPENNY Rev A cornucopia of flowers. A stone, below, inscribed 1793. Around the perimeter CONCORDIA ET FIDELITAS No vine projecting from the right side of the flowers. Edge PAYABLE . AT . MACKINTOSH INGLIS & WILSON'S (Atkins p. 302, 1a; D&H Invernesshire 1a)
Near gem, toned uncirculated with subdued color.
Mackintosh, Inglis & Wilson, merchants, grocers, and retailers of a variety of items including paint, linens, medicinal pills and concoctions. Phineas Mackintosh (d. 1812) four-time Provost of Inverness; Alexinder Mackintosh (d. 1815) a Baillie of Inverness, later elected Provost; George Inglis (1764-1846) a colonial planter; William Wilson (1764-1811) grocer.