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Lot 1888    19TH CENTURY COPPER TOKENS    Somersetshire

Estimate $320
SOLD $540

BRISTOL BRASS AND COPPER COMPANY PENNIES, 1811, ship sailing left with six portholes/legend (Davis 91 sloping tops to ones in date, 91 with flat tops suttle difference in rigging and water line and edge straight grained) with boat at stern (Davis 92 edge milled and edge plain). Payable by S. Guppy (Davis 95). Halfpennies similar (Davis 114,115) S. Gupy, 1812 (Davis 118) (illustrated). Farthing 1811 (Davis 119). The second, third and fourth, nearly uncirculated with some mint red and rare thus, the others nearly very fine or better.(9)

The second, fifth and ninth ex S.V. Hagley Collection, the third from Spink in 1973, the fourth ex Myles Gerson Collection, the last ex J. Gartner Collection in 1966, the others acquired in 1960's.

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