George III (1760-1820), Pattern Halfpenny, 1805 (late Soho), by C.H. Küchler, in bronzed-copper, laureate bust right, rev. Britannia seated left on rock, edge grained, 17.91g/6h (BMC 1303 [KH 30]; Selig –). Light spotting and grazed in obverse field, otherwise extremely fine, rare £200-£260
This lot was sold as part of a special collection, British Copper Coins from the Collection Formed by the Late George Bates.
Provenance: Christie’s Auction, 7-8 May 1980, lot 575