Gilbert Shearer & Co., Imitation Copper Halfpenny, c1791 (DH Lanarkshire 5c)

Gilbert Shearer & Co., Imitation Copper Halfpenny, c1791 (DH Lanarkshire 5c)

Gilbert Shearer & Co., Imitation Copper Halfpenny, c1791 Obv The arms of Glasgow upon a shield. Around the perimeter LET GLASGOW FLOURISH The center line of the shield aligns with the first limb of the R of FLOURISH. Rev A river god reclining on an urn, inscribed CLYDE. Around the perimeter NUNQUAM ARESCERE, MDCCXCI below. An ornament under date. Edge PAYABLE IN LANCASTER LONDON OR LIVERPOOL  (Atkins p. 306, 5; D&H Lanarkshire 5)

VF or better and exceptionally rare.

Ex. F. S. Cokayne Collection, acquired from the "USA Collection" purportedly Virgil Brand, 31 December 1916 for 7/6.

210.44€