British Coins from the Collection of Ian Sawden

Date of Auction: 12th October 2021

Sold for £1,000

Estimate: £600 - £800

George III (1760-1820), Pre-1816 issues, Pattern Penny, 1797 (early Soho), by C.H. Küchler, in bronzed-copper, small laureate bust right, small letters and wreath inscribed m b on rim, rev. Britannia seated left on globe, date in exergue, small letters and wreath inscribed soho on rim, two ships on sea, edge plain, 28.83g/6h (BMC 1082 [KP 2]; Selig 1272). Two reverse edge nicks, otherwise extremely fine and brilliant; one of the earliest Patterns for the Cartwheel Penny £600-£800

Footnote

Provenance: Warwick & Warwick Auction 630 (Warwick), 11 February 2009, lot 192