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

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Date of Auction: 14th November 2018

Sold for £1,800

Estimate: £300 - £400

William and Mary (1688-1694), Halfpenny, 1694, struck on a Charles II Halfpenny (BMC 606, this piece). rolo of carolo visible above busts, good fine, brown patina, exceptionally rare; perhaps no other specimen known £300-£400


Provenance: C.W. Peck Collection, SNC December 1969 (10065) [from Seaby]; G. Bates Collection, Glendining Auction, 30 April 1986, lot 283 [from B.J. Dawson March 1978]