The Joanna Tansley Collection of Patterns, Proofs and Coining Trials

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Date of Auction: 28th September 2005

Sold for £800

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Trial Penny, 1902, by the Kings Norton Metal Co Ltd, in bronze, bust right within raised inner circle and outer border of linked concentric circles, no legend, rev. similar, wide toothed border both sides, edge plain, 10.25g/12h. Virtually as struck with almost full original colour, most attractive and of the highest rarity, probably the only known specimen and a companion piece to the last (£800-1,200)