British Coins from the Collection of Ian Sawden (12 October 2021)

Date of Auction: 12th October 2021

Sold for £1,800

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

George III (1760-1820), Pre-1816 issues, Proof Twopence, 1797 (late Soho), in bronzed-copper, edge plain, 4mm flan thickness, 46.15g/12h (BMC 1076 [KT 3]; Selig –; S 3776). Tiny carbon spot by nose, otherwise brilliant mint state, most attractive and very rare; in original metal shells [one incorrectly labelled ‘Peck 1079’] £1,000-£1,500

Footnote

Provenance: Spink Auction 202, 25 March 2010, lot 193, recté BMC 1076