Token, copper, 28mm diameter. Dundee halfpenny, 1796. (DH Angus 16). Infirmary founded 1794 Issuer Unknown, 1796, ½d. Obverse Front of a large building: ‘Dundee halfpenny, 1796; Infirmary founded 1794. I.W.I. Design’. Reverse View of a harbour with a three-masted vessel lying next to a wharf. Also on the left, just above the wharf, are two glass works cones emitting smoke: ‘Mare et commercium colimus’ and Arms, Crest, Supporters and Motto (Dei Donum) of Dundee. Notes The infirmary was actually founded in 1793 and opened in 1798.
- Coins, Medals & Tokens
- Object Number:
- visual and verbal communication
- exchange medium
- Mr. J. Newmark.
Cite this page
We encourage the use and reuse of our collection data.
Data in the title, made, maker and details fields are released under Creative Commons Zero
Descriptions and all other text content are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 licence
Download catalogue entry as json
View manifest in IIIF viewer
Download manifest IIIF
Our records are constantly being enhanced and improved, but please note that we cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information shown on this website.