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Lot 1546       Bank of England Tokens

Estimate $500

SOHO MINT BIRMINGHAM, bronzed proof Britannia penny (1806-8) die medal commemorating the visit of the Princess Victoria (later Queen) in 1830 (Peck page 368 this piece, Eimer 1222, RHM ). This die Peck's KP 32 was later utilised in 1849 by Heatons to strike the first Australian tokens (Arrand and Smith pennies) in 1849. Attractive chocolate brown toned proof, nearly FDC and very rare.

Ex C.W. Peck Collection and Spink Sale 74 (lot 114).

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