Lot Archive


№ 176


1 October 1996

Hammer Price:

18th Century, Ayrshire, Ayr, W. Fullerton, Milton’s ‘William Wallace’ Halfpenny, 1797, and Milton’s ‘Adam Smith’ Halfpenny, undated; Cumnock, J. Paterson, Farthing (DH 3, 7, 9; Stainton 29-30). [2]. Last fine, others extremely fine, first bronzed, second with a hint of original colour, all rare (£60-80)

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

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DH 9 originally from an old North Country collection formed in the early part of the 19th century which passed to Robert Taylor, curator of coins at the Black Gate Museum, Newcastle on Tyne, and thence to the present owner.

Col. William Fullerton (1754-1808), twice represented Ayrshire in Parliament