George III (1760-1820), Pre-1816 issues, Restrike Pattern Halfpenny, 1799, by W.J. Taylor from dies by C.H. Küchler, in bronzed-copper, crowned bust right, rev. Britannia seated left, edge plain, 13.04g/6h (BMC 1258 [R 78]; Selig 1394). Minor verdigris spots both sides, otherwise extremely fine, rare £400-£500
This lot was sold as part of a special collection, The Michael Gietzelt Collection of British and Irish Milled Coins.
Provenance: SCMB January 1980 (L 31); DNW Auction 64, 14 December 2004, lot 340; DNW Auction 145, 13-14 March 2018, lot 312