Indian Coins and Historical Medals (14 October 2020)

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Date of Auction: 14th October 2020

Sold for £1,700

Estimate: £2,000 - £2,600

India, EIC: Bengal Presidency, Pattern Pie, 1809, in gilt-copper, Soho mint, Company arms, value above and date below, rev. value in Bengali, Persian, and Hindi, 7.01g/3h (Stevens 10.13; Prid. 388). Brushed, otherwise brilliant, about as struck, very rare [with NGC PF 64 CAMEO slab tag] £2,000-£2,600

Footnote

Provenance: P.J.E. Stevens Collection, Part III, Stephen Album Auction 25 (Santa Rosa), 19-21 May 2016, lot 1473