Middlesex 1795 half penny token D&H-295

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from the Stack's Bowers 2018 Collector's Choice sale, lot 70773
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This specimen was lot 70773 in Stack's Bowers Collector's Choice sale (Santa Ana, CA, May 2018), where it sold for $228. The catalog description[1] noted, "GREAT BRITAIN. Middlesex, Davidson. 1/2 Penny Token, 1795. George III (1760-1820). PCGS MS-65 BN Secure Holder. Lady seated with sword in right hand and shield in left hand, legend above and date below; Reverse: Triangle in center with crown above and two hands holding onto triangle, legend around. Excellent strike with plenty of red in fields, a very attractive token."

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: copper.

Catalog reference: D&H-295.

Source:

  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Kyle Ponterio and Chris Chatigny, The May 2018 Collector's Choice Sale, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2018.
  • Lobel, Richard, Mark Davidson, Allan Hailstone and Eleni Calligas, Coincraft's Standard Catalogue of English and UK Coins, 1066 to Date, London: Coincraft, 1995.

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