The Joanna Tansley Collection of Patterns, Proofs and Coining Trials

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Date of Auction: 28th September 2005

Sold for £270

Estimate: £250 - £300

Proof or Trial Halfpenny, 1868, in cupro-nickel, edge plain, 5.67g/12h (BMC 1794; F 304; KM. PnQ115). Light carbon spots, otherwise brilliant and practically as struck, rare (£250-300)

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Provenance:
SNC December 1981 (8514)
bt Spink February 1982