Obv: Arms of Glasgow, LET GLASGOW FLOURISH around. Rev: Reclining river god leaning on urn inscribed CLYDE, from which water is issuing, NUNQUAN ARESCERE around, MDCCXCI R.D. in exergue. Edge: PAYABLE AT THE HOUSE OF GILBERT SHEARER & CO.
Uncirculated. Gilt copper proof. Micro hairlines, brush strokes, and polish lines on reverse. Fully gilt. Incredible eye appeal with cameo proof and mirrored fields.
A rare gilt proof specimen from the Soho mint and Matthew Boulton.