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Lot 92

Estimate: 1'000 USD   |   Starting price: 800 USD ---
British Coins, George III, pattern halfcrown in pewter, 1799, by John Milton for Colonel Fullarton, plain edge, armoured ‘Scottish’ bust l., rev. • BR • L • PR • E REG • SC • PR ET • SEN COR • DUX, crowned cruciform shields of arms, plumes in angles, St. George slaying the dragon within Garter in centre (cf. DH.5 [Ayrshire]), very slight wear on the highest points on obverse, otherwise about as struck, with an old ticket
This is one of a group of patterns for halfcrowns, shillings, sixpence, halfpennies and farthings, commissioned for Ayrshire by a member of the Royal Societies of London and Edinburgh.

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