STAFFORDSHIRE, Bilston, Samuel Fereday, First series, Proof Penny, 1811, view of Priestfield furnaces, rev. legend around value, edge neatly grained, 18.23g/12h (W 45a). Some spotting on obverse, otherwise virtually as struck, reverse brilliant and with reflective fields, very rare £300-360
This lot was sold as part of a special collection, 19th Century Tokens from the Collection of the Late Francis Cokayne.
Provenance: T. Bliss Collection, Sotheby Auction, 15-19 May 1916, lot 907 (part)