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LOT 8051

Estimate
GBP (£) 150 - 200
EUR (€) 170 - 230
USD ($) 170 - 220

Price
£120 (EUR 138; USD 134) (+bp*)

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ENGLISH MILLED COINS - VICTORIA - '1879' - SPINK PATINA RETRO PATTERN SILVER THREE GRACES CROWN
STRUCK 2001 A.D.
(35.40 grams.).

By INA Ltd, Birmingham, for Spink, silver. Obv: profile bust with date below and VICTORIA DEI GRATIA legend. Rev: three Graces with FACIAM EOS IN GENTEM UNAM legend; emblems in exergue. Edge: plain; hallmarked for London, 2001, 925 fine silver. Almost as struck.

PROVENANCE:
Acquired Canterbury Auctions.
Property of a Kent gentleman.
With collector envelope.

FOOTNOTES:
These attractive retro 'pattern' coins were struck in copper-alloys, some with a golden hue and silver to various designs; this type depicts the fabled Three Graces design, only officially used on some modern gold coins of Alderney and Royal Mint bullion issues.