DEVON, Tavistock, Devon Mines, Penny, 1811, Prince of Wales’ feathers, rev. mining engine, chimney emitting smoke to right fully up to the inner circle, edge plain, 24.66g/6h (W 1130a). Extremely fine and well-struck, extremely rare with this edge; lacking the usual reverse die flaw and with the smoke fully extended, perhaps a trial, certainly an early striking, extremely rare £200-260
This lot was sold as part of a special collection, 19th Century Tokens from the Collection of the Late Francis Cokayne.
Provenance: W. Norman Collection, Sotheby Auction, 27-8 June 1905, lot 186 (part)