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№ 1189


7 October 2004

Hammer Price:

Cheshire, Chester, Skidmore’s Globe series, Penny, 1797, frontal elevation of East Gate, rev. similar, edge lettered, 24.12g/12h (DH 2 and Middlesex 122). Extremely fine with much original colour (£100-140)

Fawcett/Litman Collection [from Seaby 1949].

The road to Northwich emerged from the east gate of the old Roman city of Chester