Lot Archive

Lot

№ 226

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22 February 1995

Hammer Price:
£20

Guernsey, Double, the reverse with a red enamel cross in the centre and the date 1915 in the angles, with a loop for suspension. Good very fine

A very curious piece, the reverse appears to have been struck from a die, possibly prepared by Heaton with the permission of the island government. The nature of the piece suggests it was made for fund raising purposes. The first example seen by the cataloguers and worthy of further research