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English Coins : Auction 162 : Lot 2440

Date Sold Category Lot Description Sale Price

Auction 162
English Coins Lot
2440
1877 Narrow date, Freeman 90 dies 8+H (Rarity 18) one of the rarest and most sought after currency types in the entire Bun Penny series, almost always encountered in low grade, this example around Fine, and considerably superior to the example sold in London Coins Auction A129 (Lot 2034) graded LCGS 20 which realised £7020 inclusive of buyers premium. The variety beyond dispute and this example quite possibly one of the finest examples in existence, we note we have handled only 5 other examples since 2003, we also note this is superior to the example in the Laurie Bamford sold in 2006 described as 'Fair', hence a rare opporty for the advanced collector of the key varieties in this series
£5,500
Penny 1877 Narrow date, Freeman 90 dies 8+H (Rarity 18) one of the rarest and most sought after currency types in the entire Bun Penny series, almost always encountered in low grade, this example around Fine,  and considerably superior to the example sold in London Coins Auction A129 (Lot 2034) graded LCGS 20 which realised £7020 inclusive of buyers premium. The variety beyond dispute and this example quite possibly one of the finest examples in existence, we note we have handled only 5 other examples since 2003, we also note this is superior to the example in the Laurie Bamford Collection sold in 2006 described as 'Fair', hence a rare opportunity for the advanced collector of the key varieties in this series : English Coins : Auction 162 : Lot 2440
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Penny 1877 Narrow date, Freeman 90 dies 8+H (Rarity 18) one of the rarest and most sought after currency types in the entire Bun Penny series, almost always encountered in low grade, this example around Fine,  and considerably superior to the example sold in London Coins Auction A129 (Lot 2034) graded LCGS 20 which realised £7020 inclusive of buyers premium. The variety beyond dispute and this example quite possibly one of the finest examples in existence, we note we have handled only 5 other examples since 2003, we also note this is superior to the example in the Laurie Bamford Collection sold in 2006 described as 'Fair', hence a rare opportunity for the advanced collector of the key varieties in this series : English Coins : Auction 162 : Lot 2440
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