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William Croom, Copper Halfpenny, obv A shield of arms and supporters. Around the perimeter PAYABLE AT W. CROOMS. HIGH STREET DUNDEE DEI DONUM PRUDENTIA ET CANDORE No period after DUNDEE; Neither AN of CANDORE nor UN of DUNDEE are joined. The upper border of the shield is plain, rev An inscription on six lines SELLS WHOLESALE WOOLEN & LINEN DRAPERY GOODS WATCHES &c &c CHEAP. Small letters. The C of CHEAP under the T of WATCHES, edge plain, rounded (Atkins p. 295, 10; D&H Angusshire 14)
Small spot on obverse, otherwise near gem, toned uncirculated.
William Croom (1770-1828)watch seller, woolen and linen draper, 62 High Street, Dundee.