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Lot 1885    19TH CENTURY COPPER TOKENS    Somersetshire

Estimate $270
SOLD $460

BRISTOL CITY PENNIES, 1811, bare-headed and draped bust of George III right/arms (Davis 76, edge milled 77 (edge milled) (3), 79 (2), 80). The first very fine, the next five with varying amounts of original mint red, good extremely fine-nearly uncirculated, the last with brown patina nearly extremely fine. (7)

The first ex W.G. Wright Collection, the second and fifth from Spink in 1975, third, fourth and sixth from P. Deane, the seventh from Seaby in 1973.

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