Angusshire D&H 20 Dundee
Angusshire D&H 20 Dundee

Angusshire D&H 20 Dundee

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Obv: An ancient fortress, DUNDEE HALFPENNY 1797 above, DUDHOPE CASTLE FOUNDD. 1660 in exergue, CONVERTED INTO BARRACKS 1794 around. Rev: A man working flax, FLAX-HECKLING above, W : DES in exergue, 3336 TONS FLAX & HEMP IMPORTED HERE IN 1796; VALUE . L. 160.L128 - around. Edge: Plain. 

Uncirculated and Choice brown. 

The T.R. and D.R. initials on the bales on the reverse probably refer to Tay Ropery and Dundee Ropery, two rope manufacturers in Dundee at the time.  Flax-heckling is a process used in the making of flax. Dudhope Castle was built in the thirteenth century and still stands today, although now it houses a business school and offices.