British Copper Coins from the Collection Formed by the Late George Bates

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Date of Auction: 14th November 2018

Sold for £100

Estimate: £200 - £260

Charles II (1660-1685), Touching Ceremony, a copper ticket-token, three-masted ship sailing left, rev. St Michael slaying the dragon, edge plain, 11.52g/12h (Woolf, BNJ 1979, pp.108-9; BMC 496). Tiny notches cut on rims at 12 o’clock, [perhaps validation marks, cf. Woolf p.109], otherwise very fine £200-£260