Lot Archive

Lot

№ 905

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3 October 2019

Hammer Price:
£4,400

YORKSHIRE, Sheffield, Overseers, Proof Penny, 1813, in gilt-copper, frontal elevation of the Workhouse, rev. Justice standing facing on pedestal, holding scales and olive-branch, edge centre-grained, 21.70g/6h (W 991b). Small spot by second o of poor and very light rubbing to highest points of reverse, otherwise brilliant and as struck, a stunning token of the highest rarity; no others seen by the cataloguer in commerce £900-£1,200

Provenance: Bt Baldwin February 1938