Indian Coins and Historical Medals (14 October 2020)

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Date of Auction: 14th October 2020


Estimate: £2,000 - £2,600

India, EIC: Bengal Presidency, Pattern Half-Pie, 1809, in gilt-copper, Soho mint, Company arms, value above and date below, rev. value in Bengali, Persian, and Hindi, 4.27g/3h (Stevens 10.20; Prid. 394). Brushed, otherwise about as struck, very rare £2,000-£2,600


Provenance: P.J.E. Stevens Collection, Part III, Stephen Album Auction 25 (Santa Rosa), 19-21 May 2016, lot 1476