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Lot

№ 172

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1 October 1996

Hammer Price:
£170

18th Century, Angus, Dundee, J. Wright Jr, Shilling, 1797, in silver, ancient ruin, BROUGHTY CASTLE in exergue, reverse armed Highlander, edge plain (DH 1). Obverse very fine, reverse extremely fine, toned, rare (£50-70)

This lot was sold as part of a special collection, The R C Bell Collection of British Trade Tokens.

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James Wright Jr (1768-98), numismatist; an excellent recent article by D.W. Dykes (SNC July 1996) shows how influential Wright became in the design of Scottish tokens and medallic art generally