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Auction: Fine Arts Sale
was auctioned on: 15 May 2016
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A collection of three George I coins

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Opening: £20 - £30
ca. US$29 - US$43
Price realised:  n. a.
Lot number 212, Views: 111

A collection of three George I coins. Consisting of a George I copper farthing coin with the obverse reading GEORGIVS REX and the reverse reading BRITTAN NIA, dated 1720, a George I Irish halfpenny with the obverse reading GEORGIUS DEI GRATIA REX and the reverse HIBERNIA, dated 1726, together with another George I halfpenny, dated 1719. 1.1 in (2.8 cm) diameter, 1 in (2.5 cm) diameter, 0.9 in (2.2 cm) diameter. (3 items) Provenance: This lot came from The Ronald Goode collection at the Pumphouse Educational Museum in Rotherhithe. The Museum housed a fascinating private collection of artifacts discovered on the Thames foreshore in Rotherhithe along with an interesting collection of Peak Freans biscuit factory items which once existed locally in the area. The later collection also included a magnificent six foot iced replica of Queen Elizabeth II's wedding cake with a letter of thanks from Elizabeth II which was on permanent exhibit at The Pumphouse Museum.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Grand Auctions
Title: Fine Arts Sale
Date of the auction: 15 May 2016
Address: Grand Auctions
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CT19 4RJ Folkestone, Kent
United Kingdom
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