Historical Medals and Tokens (3 October 2018)

Date of Auction: 3rd October 2018

Sold for £500

Estimate: £400 - £600

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, Newark, Thomas Stansall, Charles Moore, Richard Fisher, William Fillingham, William Readett and Thomas Wilson, Proof Penny, 1811, in gilt-copper, castle, River Trent in foreground, rev. legend around names of issuers, edge neatly centre-grained, 18.99g/6h (W – [dies of 881]). Obverse dulled, reverse brilliant and virtually as struck, of the highest rarity, most attractive; perhaps only one other known [Bliss, lot 882] £400-600

Footnote

Provenance: T. Lloyd Collection, Sotheby Auction, 10-14 May 1878, lot 278 (part); bt Spink October 1905