The Collection of Engraved Coins formed by the late Richard Law

Date of Auction: 13th May 2015

Sold for £420

Estimate: £100 - £150

Halfpenny undertypes (6), viz. Sr John Fielding 1776, rev. Born June 1753; 1785 William Scott Scarbro:, rev. monogram; crossed quills dividing 1800 May 8th JB monogram, on rev. of George II Halfpenny; elaborate bowl of flowers, rev. crossed hearts above tablet inscribed HD, SO, Absence Neer Parts Two Constant Hearts, 1774; radiant sun, rev. monogram; elaborate floral pattern, rev. John Busby September the 14 1753 [6]. Varied state, some of good style £100-150


Provenance: First bt Spink March 2009; second bt B.M. Greenaway August 1998; third bt in Birmingham November 1996; fourth bt S.H. Monks July 2011; last bt M. Crofts November 2009.

The fourth is known to have been owned by Arnold Whitaker in 1909 and is sold with supporting documentation