Obverse: St Andrew holding saltire cross with thistles either side with legend: "NEMO ME IMPUNE LACESSIT. 1791".
Reverse: Edinburgh Coat of Arms beneath anchor with thistles either side and legend: "EDINBURGH HALFPENNY.".
Edge inscription: "PAYABLE AT THE WAREHOUSE OF THOS. & ALEXR. HUTCHISON".
Thomas and Alexander Hutchison were Edinburgh merchants with a business in the High Street, Edinburgh./p>