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Lot 30671

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30671
Date 1797
Country Great Britain
Service Catalog # 661000
Denomination Penny
Description George III Proof Penny 1797, S-3777, Peck-1116 (copper, very rare), PR63 Brown NGC. Late Soho. Seems very tightly graded. A most pleasing example, sharp in all details and having rich reddish brown color. Not bronzed. This variety is easy to determine, as a few incuse dots always show between the 7 and 9 of date, and half of the sea beneath a vague ship is all that keeps her afloat! Realized $881.25. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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