The Collection of British Bronze Pennies formed by Christopher Spencer

Date of Auction: 20th June 2007

Sold for £320

Estimate: £150 - £200

Victoria (1837-1901), 1861, dies Jd, no signature, wreath of 16 leaves, b of britt close to head but the word out of alignment, rev. lcw below shield with flat perspective, 9.44g/12h (Gouby K; Bamford 40; F 29 [dies 6+D; Sale, lot 18]; BMC 1644; S 3954). A few trifling carbon specks, otherwise brilliant and practically as struck, full original colour (£150-200)


Much superior to any of the Bamford specimens with this die combination