George I (1714-1727), Wood’s coinage, Proof Farthing, 1723, type III, in silver, edge plain, 4.57g/6h (Martin 3.2/Bc.10; S 6604). Light scuffing both sides, otherwise extremely fine with mint bloom, attractive, rare £4,000-£6,000
This lot was sold as part of a special collection, The Michael Gietzelt Collection of British and Irish Milled Coins.
Provenance: H.E. Manville Collection, DNW Auction 132, 15-18 September 2015, lot 314 [from P. Finn February 1994]