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Lot 935    18TH CENTURY COPPER TOKENS    Warwickshire

Estimate $200
SOLD $360

BIRMINGHAM, T.W. (Welch) penny, 1795 (in Roman numerals) (D&H 21). Delightful light blue brown proof-like patina with hints of red, uncirculated and scarce, only 72 struck.

Purchased from Spink in 1975. Thomas Welch kept records of the output of the contemporary die-sinkers and supplied much of the information contained in Pye's primary works. His collection of 18th century tokens was dispersed in 1801.

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