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Gatehouse Halfpenny

Description:

Copper trade token produced by Thomas Scott and Company, Gatehouse-of-Fleet. 

 

Thomas Scott & Co was an Ulster firm which operated one of the four cotton mills in Gatehouse.  This is the only trade token issued in south-west Scotland - the obverse shows Scott's three storey mill.

Place of Production:
Soho Foundry, Birmingham
Materials/Media:
copper
Source:
Stranraer Museum
Accession number:
1985.44
Digital Number:
SRCO004a, SRCO004b
Creation Date:
1793
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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