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LOT 8189

Estimate
GBP (£) 40 - 60
EUR (€) 47 - 70
USD ($) 53 - 80

Sold for (Inc. bp): £5

English Tokens - George III - 1812 - Contemporary Copy 3 Shillings Bank Token

Dated 1812 AD

Laureate bust. Obv: profile bust with GEORGIUS III DEI GRATIA REX legend. Rev: BANK / TOKEN / 3 SHILL in three lines with date below, within wreath. 13.36 grams. Good very fine. [No Reserve]

Provenance
Ex CNG sale; with old collector envelope.

Literature
See S. 3770 for type.

Footnotes
A good quality contemporary plated forgery with two small test cuts at edge exposing the base core.