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Lot 1280    18TH CENTURY COPPER TOKENS    Scotland

Estimate $300
SOLD $600

GLASGOW, Gilbert Shearer's halfpenny, 1791 (in Roman numerals) arms of Glasgow/river god reclining on an urn inscribed Clyde, by Soho Mint (D&H 2) a proof struck in copper gilt. Nearly FDC and very rare.

Purchased from Spink in 1976.

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