George I (1714-1727), Proof Halfpenny, 1717, edge plain, 27mm, 9.66g/12h (BMC 773; cf. Baldwin 52, 482). Extremely fine with sharp rims and officially lacquered surfaces, extremely rare £1,000-£1,500
This lot was sold as part of a special collection, British Copper Coins from the Collection Formed by the Late George Bates.
Provenance: Bt Baldwin July 2013