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Lot 2827    SESSION 11 (9.30AM THURSDAY 30TH MARCH)    Australian Historical Medals

Estimate $200
SOLD $240

GREAT BRITAIN, George III halfpenny, 1806/7, obverse shaved and stippled, 'Robt/Rose/a gift to/Mrs Rose' with wreath below with heart and crossed arrows. With plugged suspension hole near top edge, very fine.

Robert Rose was convicted at Norwich Quarter Session, Norfolk, England and sentenced to 7 years transportation. He departed in July 1821 and arrived in New South Wales aboard the Hindostan on 24 November 1821. Robert Rose of Pitt-Town was granted a Ticket of Leave by notice of the Colonial Secretary's Office dated 7 March 1826. He was granted a Certificate of Freedom by notice of the Colonial Secretary's Office dated 8 January 1831.

With research.

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