British, Irish and Scottish Coins (29 September 2010)

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Date of Auction: 29th September 2010

Sold for £7,800

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

George III (1760-1820), New coinage, Pattern Crown, 1820, by J.-P. Droz, after Monneron’s pattern by G. Dupré, in silver, Hercules seated, attempting to break sticks across his knee, rev. crowned arms, edge plain, 24.13g/12h (L & S 211; ESC 243). About as struck with proof-like fields, attractive blue tone, very rare
£5,000-7,000

Footnote

Provenance: J. Pellegrino Collection, Bank Leu/Spink Auction (Zurich), 26 April 1978, lot 226