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    Lot 30325



    ht to be a reference to the bubonic plague of 1665 66 Betts notes that the London New England and Carolina Companies were the chief agents for English settlements in America and the trifecta of elephant tokens with a common obverse design connects those organizations and establishes a common bond for these pieces as American colonial issues The brass elephant token was recorded as peck 505 C Wilson Peck English Copper Tin and Bronze Coins in the British Museum 1558 1958 London 1960 1964 and the listing in Peck was taken from an earlier work by Hyman Montagu The Copper Tin and Bronze Coinage and Patterns for Coins of England London 1893 Montagu wrote blockquote A pattern for a halfpenny which has considerably perplexed numismatists appeared about this time 16


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    Lot 30325



    ht to be a reference to the bubonic plague of 1665 66 Betts notes that the London New England and Carolina Companies were the chief agents for English settlements in America and the trifecta of elephant tokens with a common obverse design connects those organizations and establishes a common bond for these pieces as American colonial issues The brass elephant token was recorded as peck 505 C Wilson Peck English Copper Tin and Bronze Coins in the British Museum 1558 1958 London 1960 1964 and the listing in Peck was taken from an earlier work by Hyman Montagu The Copper Tin and Bronze Coinage and Patterns for Coins of England London 1893 Montagu wrote blockquote A pattern for a halfpenny which has considerably perplexed numismatists appeared about this time 16


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    Lot 20168

    2018

    Lot 20168 New York NY peck Slip Ferry Foot Pass Good for Half Cent ND 1870s 1880s Cardboard Chit PCGS New 62 Apparent Half cent coins interested Eric greatly and half cent notes are all extremely rare Roger H Durand in his 1988 Denominations book assigns this rarity A for this denomination on a scale of A dvanced to B asic and it is rarely encountered According to volume 3 of A History of the City of Brook


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    Lot 20168

    2018

    Lot 20168 New York NY peck Slip Ferry Foot Pass Good for Half Cent ND 1870s 1880s Cardboard Chit PCGS New 62 Apparent Half cent coins interested Eric greatly and half cent notes are all extremely rare Roger H Durand in his 1988 Denominations book assigns this rarity A for this denomination on a scale of A dvanced to B asic and it is rarely encountered According to volume 3 of A History of the City of Brook


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    Lot 31306



    Lot 31306 Kings of all England Aethelred II 978 1016 Penny ND S 1149 North 777 last Small Cross type London mint moneyer probably Aelfcetel AU Details peck Marked Cracked NGC One of the last issued pieces the portrait on this type was by then crude This piece is struck on a broad flan though cracked as noted by NGC and shows some Viking peck or test marks at center of reverse Overall a pleasing coin with readable legends fairly sharp details and ages old silvery greenish gray patina The final pieces of this style were minted during the


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    Lot 31306



    Lot 31306 Kings of all England Aethelred II 978 1016 Penny ND S 1149 North 777 last Small Cross type London mint moneyer probably Aelfcetel AU Details peck Marked Cracked NGC One of the last issued pieces the portrait on this type was by then crude This piece is struck on a broad flan though cracked as noted by NGC and shows some Viking peck or test marks at center of reverse Overall a pleasing coin with readable legends fairly sharp details and ages old silvery greenish gray patina The final pieces of this style were minted during the


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    Lot 20108

    2018

    cal end panels show a fancily dressed woman holding a rake and sheaf of grain in the center with THREE on shaded lathe work above and below At the base is the vignette of Audubon s running grouse as engraved originally for dies used by Fairman Draper Underwood Co and also used on the Bridgeport Bank 5 proof to follow A significant example that hid in plain sight while awaiting Robert peck and Eric Newman s exciting discovery The pedigree chain is also important with the proof from the first Schingoethe collection sale after its appearance in the ABNCo sale in 1990 Published in the original Peck and Newman article as Figure 7a and 7b detail and subsequent Princeton exhibition catalog Some minor thin areas were created from the original paper sheet mounting with some resultin


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    Lot 20108

    2018

    cal end panels show a fancily dressed woman holding a rake and sheaf of grain in the center with THREE on shaded lathe work above and below At the base is the vignette of Audubon s running grouse as engraved originally for dies used by Fairman Draper Underwood Co and also used on the Bridgeport Bank 5 proof to follow A significant example that hid in plain sight while awaiting Robert peck and Eric Newman s exciting discovery The pedigree chain is also important with the proof from the first Schingoethe collection sale after its appearance in the ABNCo sale in 1990 Published in the original Peck and Newman article as Figure 7a and 7b detail and subsequent Princeton exhibition catalog Some minor thin areas were created from the original paper sheet mounting with some resultin


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    Lot 15036



    Lot 15036 Enigmatic 1771 peck ZZ Halfpenny FineA second example of this enigmatic imitation halfpence known as Peck ZZ or Atkins 230 Like the other example this piece displays exceptional slightly glossy medium brown surfaces A distinctive and highly unusual variety Ex Eric P Newman Numismatic Education Society Heritage Auctions 11 2018 Newman XI lot15036 realized 1800 Heritage link http www ha com c item


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    Lot 15036



    Lot 15036 Enigmatic 1771 peck ZZ Halfpenny FineA second example of this enigmatic imitation halfpence known as Peck ZZ or Atkins 230 Like the other example this piece displays exceptional slightly glossy medium brown surfaces A distinctive and highly unusual variety Ex Eric P Newman Numismatic Education Society Heritage Auctions 11 2018 Newman XI lot15036 realized 1800 Heritage link http www ha com c item


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    Cape Fear Agricultural Association



    Cape Fear Agricultural Association Alan V Weinberg comments Every time I look at this ex rare silver Deep South medal I have flashbacks to the great Gregory peck Robert Mitchum and Nick Nolte Robert DeNiro movies Cape Fear I ve seen one in bronze no other in silver Type Coin Side obverse Composition silver Diameter 34 mm Weight 26 7 gm


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    Cape Fear Agricultural Association



    Cape Fear Agricultural Association Alan V Weinberg comments Every time I look at this ex rare silver Deep South medal I have flashbacks to the great Gregory peck Robert Mitchum and Nick Nolte Robert DeNiro movies Cape Fear I ve seen one in bronze no other in silver Type Coin Side reverse Composition silver Diameter 34 mm Weight 26 7 gm


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    Lot 30625



    Lot 30625 Cromwell copper Pattern Farthing 1657 1658 S 3230 peck 390 Very Rare Fine Details environmental damage NGC Variety with the inner beaded circle broken where it intersects with the forehead and the back of Cromwell s head That it is heavily worn and shows deposits of black oxidation on each side attests to the fact that this farthing remained in commerce for many years The flan itself was well formed and is sound This historic coin was o


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    Lot 30625



    Lot 30625 Cromwell copper Pattern Farthing 1657 1658 S 3230 peck 390 Very Rare Fine Details environmental damage NGC Variety with the inner beaded circle broken where it intersects with the forehead and the back of Cromwell s head That it is heavily worn and shows deposits of black oxidation on each side attests to the fact that this farthing remained in commerce for many years The flan itself was well formed and is sound This historic coin was o


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    Lot 30627



    Lot 30627 Charles II silver Pattern Farthing 1665 Short Hair peck 407 PF63 NGC Listed as very scarce in Peck this pattern farthing has a very attractive even gray toning with only a few marks around the eye of the bust on the obverse Overall a very desirable piece Realized 940 00 Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions Type Coin Service Catalog 131116 Denomination Farthing


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    Lot 30627



    Lot 30627 Charles II silver Pattern Farthing 1665 Short Hair peck 407 PF63 NGC Listed as very scarce in Peck this pattern farthing has a very attractive even gray toning with only a few marks around the eye of the bust on the obverse Overall a very desirable piece Realized 940 00 Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions Type Coin Service Catalog 131116 Denomination Farthing


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    Lot 30666



    Lot 30666 George III silver plated Pattern Halfpenny 1788 by Droz peck 964 rare RENDER TO CESAR raised lettered edge PR64 NGC Late Soho issue struck from dies repolished to remove rust Peck mentions that the British Museum has an example obtained from the Joseph Banks bequest of 1818 proving definitively that it is not a Taylor restrike but an original issue from Soho And a beauty it is The fields are reflective the portrait as well as Britannia are both


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    Lot 30666



    Lot 30666 George III silver plated Pattern Halfpenny 1788 by Droz peck 964 rare RENDER TO CESAR raised lettered edge PR64 NGC Late Soho issue struck from dies repolished to remove rust Peck mentions that the British Museum has an example obtained from the Joseph Banks bequest of 1818 proving definitively that it is not a Taylor restrike but an original issue from Soho And a beauty it is The fields are reflective the portrait as well as Britannia are both


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    Lot 30669



    Lot 30669 George III gilt Pattern Penny 1797 peck 1087 rare plain edge PR64 Ultra Cameo NGC Late Soho Brilliantly mirrored fields show light hairlines and some green verdigris is seen but overall this is a lovely example of the pattern showing the original design conception for the portrait of King George Although it lacks the typical drapery around his neck his facial features are more finely drawn and his long periwig is truly flowin


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    Lot 30669



    Lot 30669 George III gilt Pattern Penny 1797 peck 1087 rare plain edge PR64 Ultra Cameo NGC Late Soho Brilliantly mirrored fields show light hairlines and some green verdigris is seen but overall this is a lovely example of the pattern showing the original design conception for the portrait of King George Although it lacks the typical drapery around his neck his facial features are more finely drawn and his long periwig is truly flowin


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    Lot 30670



    Lot 30670 George III Pattern Penny 1797 peck 1095 bronzed very scarce PR62 Brown NGC Late Soho issue Seems a nice choice example of this intriguing pattern an experiment that did not entirely materialize in the issued coinage or proofs of the 2nd Issue Soho Mint penny as here the king s portrait lacks drapery around his neck but is more finely detailed and larger and on the reverse we see a more majestic rendering of Britannia he


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    Lot 30670



    Lot 30670 George III Pattern Penny 1797 peck 1095 bronzed very scarce PR62 Brown NGC Late Soho issue Seems a nice choice example of this intriguing pattern an experiment that did not entirely materialize in the issued coinage or proofs of the 2nd Issue Soho Mint penny as here the king s portrait lacks drapery around his neck but is more finely detailed and larger and on the reverse we see a more majestic rendering of Britannia he


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    Lot 29145



    Lot 29145 VA Lot of 3 Rare Civil War Period Notes from Three Issuers A rare trio of interesting notes Due by Stephen H peck Staunton 25 cents August 14 1861 CA105 15 Fine burn mark right end Due by William A Burke Staunton 50 cents all red PS60 15 Fine T K McCann White Sulphur Springs 25 cents PW55 16 7G A rare note but rough edged About Good and backed on contemporary newsprint Another selection of hard to find Virginia notes Ex Eric P Newman Numismatic Education Society From Newman VIII H


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    Lot 29145



    Lot 29145 VA Lot of 3 Rare Civil War Period Notes from Three Issuers A rare trio of interesting notes Due by Stephen H peck Staunton 25 cents August 14 1861 CA105 15 Fine burn mark right end Due by William A Burke Staunton 50 cents all red PS60 15 Fine T K McCann White Sulphur Springs 25 cents PW55 16 7G A rare note but rough edged About Good and backed on contemporary newsprint Another selection of hard to find Virginia notes Ex Eric P Newman Numismatic Education Society From Newman VIII H


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    Lot 86172



    Similar in size and style to several issues from the area printed by C R and G Webster Albany The pattern bordering all around uses three different styles The text is across with the denomination at the top and imprint at the base The back has the town name and Church Money enclosed in ornamental brackets as on the face ornamental bordering is around the perimeter Hand signed by DeWitt peck This appears to be the DuPont Collection note obtained at the March 1993 Smythe auction as it clearly matches the catalog plate A bold note overall though noted with Splits Tears and Repairs Small Hole near Top Center This note is superior to the one example we have sold a PMG Choice Fine 15 for 747 50 at the 2010 Boston ANA Sale Ex R M Smythe Co Public Auction 115 March 30


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    Lot 86172



    Similar in size and style to several issues from the area printed by C R and G Webster Albany The pattern bordering all around uses three different styles The text is across with the denomination at the top and imprint at the base The back has the town name and Church Money enclosed in ornamental brackets as on the face ornamental bordering is around the perimeter Hand signed by DeWitt peck This appears to be the DuPont Collection note obtained at the March 1993 Smythe auction as it clearly matches the catalog plate A bold note overall though noted with Splits Tears and Repairs Small Hole near Top Center This note is superior to the one example we have sold a PMG Choice Fine 15 for 747 50 at the 2010 Boston ANA Sale Ex R M Smythe Co Public Auction 115 March 30


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    Lot 20102

    2018

    full size depiction of the early Audubon image sought by many for so long For decades researchers from a variety of fields searched for the image Audubon referenced when he wrote in that his first engraved illustration of a bird was on a bank note belonging to the state of New Jersey As will be further discussed in the following lot descriptions Eric P Newman co authored with Robert M peck the groundbreaking article Discovered The First Engraving of an Audubon Bird in 2010 reprinted in the previous pages widely reproduced online and well worth reading in its entirety Their discovery of a running grouse vignette an image less than one square inch on a circa 1825 banknote engraver s sample sheet was akin to finding the Holy Grail of numismatics and nature Those who kn


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    Lot 20103

    2018

    eir own premises The Fairman Draper Underwood Co sample sheets are among the earliest observed this and the following two types are all rare All three sheets from the Newman Collection with the running grouse vignette are cataloged here The only such occurrence was in the March 2011 Stack s Bowers Galleries Baltimore sale Those sheets were avidly sought after the 2010 publication of the peck and Newman article Discovered The First Engraving of an Audubon Bird and were all obtained by the same private collector This extremely important sheet type likely dates to approximately 1825 or 1826 There is a contemporary 1826 notation in the backing sheet margin of the similar sheet sold in the March 2015 Archives International Auction No matter what the exact printing date may be i


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    Lot 20103

    2018

    eir own premises The Fairman Draper Underwood Co sample sheets are among the earliest observed this and the following two types are all rare All three sheets from the Newman Collection with the running grouse vignette are cataloged here The only such occurrence was in the March 2011 Stack s Bowers Galleries Baltimore sale Those sheets were avidly sought after the 2010 publication of the peck and Newman article Discovered The First Engraving of an Audubon Bird and were all obtained by the same private collector This extremely important sheet type likely dates to approximately 1825 or 1826 There is a contemporary 1826 notation in the backing sheet margin of the similar sheet sold in the March 2015 Archives International Auction No matter what the exact printing date may be i


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    Lot 20104

    2018

    previous an India paper Proof on a large sheet from a single copper plate by Fairman Draper Underwood Co with the imprint near the center Approximately 32 cm x 41cm Undated and untitled No title block but there are eleven rows with 66 engraved elements The running grouse in the bottom row second from the right is boldly printed and sharp This sheet was published in the original peck and Newman article Discovered as Figure 1 Noted with Small Splits and Minor Damage Repairs Minor Stains Folded into twelve parts originally There are some visible streaks of foxing toward the top third and a toned back twelfth not visible from the face The rest of the sheet is vibrant and sharp Obtained from an important collection of engraver s sheets sold in the July 12 2006


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    Lot 20104

    2018

    previous an India paper Proof on a large sheet from a single copper plate by Fairman Draper Underwood Co with the imprint near the center Approximately 32 cm x 41cm Undated and untitled No title block but there are eleven rows with 66 engraved elements The running grouse in the bottom row second from the right is boldly printed and sharp This sheet was published in the original peck and Newman article Discovered as Figure 1 Noted with Small Splits and Minor Damage Repairs Minor Stains Folded into twelve parts originally There are some visible streaks of foxing toward the top third and a toned back twelfth not visible from the face The rest of the sheet is vibrant and sharp Obtained from an important collection of engraver s sheets sold in the July 12 2006


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    Lot 20106

    2018

    at the bottom and flanking the Barbary horseman used on the Long Island Bank Brooklyn New York series are running grouse vignettes adapted after Audubon There are 12 elements used as side panels on Obsolete banknotes and six other devices Dated 1830 at the bottom and the numeral 2 at the top would seem to indicate this sheet is part of series of sample sheets Published in the original peck and Newman article as Figure 6 A gorgeous example fully margined as made all around The normal folds seen from the back are common to these large sheets Petty faults noted are as Small Splits Minor Stains In marvelous condition for a large format India paper proof The similar example in the 2011 Stack s Bowers sale realized 3 450 and is now privately held There are only a few known of


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    Lot 20106

    2018

    at the bottom and flanking the Barbary horseman used on the Long Island Bank Brooklyn New York series are running grouse vignettes adapted after Audubon There are 12 elements used as side panels on Obsolete banknotes and six other devices Dated 1830 at the bottom and the numeral 2 at the top would seem to indicate this sheet is part of series of sample sheets Published in the original peck and Newman article as Figure 6 A gorgeous example fully margined as made all around The normal folds seen from the back are common to these large sheets Petty faults noted are as Small Splits Minor Stains In marvelous condition for a large format India paper proof The similar example in the 2011 Stack s Bowers sale realized 3 450 and is now privately held There are only a few known of


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    Lot 20109

    2018

    are 5 square dies on shaded lathe work Plenty is seated at the left end and Liberty at the right end each corner has FIVE on lathe work The vignette of Audubon s running grouse is at the base This has an uncertain earlier pedigree that is before the American Bank Note Company archives sales and possibly is the Haxby plate note if that illustrated a photocopy Published in the original peck and Newman article as Figure 8b A choice example and a showpiece The most recent Whitman Encyclopedia volume 3 illustrates only a partially finished proof of this type This might be unique as a finished proof and it is unknown issued Like all of these Audubon grouse vignetted items a key opportunity Ex Eric P Newman Numismatic Education Society From Newman X Heritage Auctions Novem


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    Lot 20109

    2018

    are 5 square dies on shaded lathe work Plenty is seated at the left end and Liberty at the right end each corner has FIVE on lathe work The vignette of Audubon s running grouse is at the base This has an uncertain earlier pedigree that is before the American Bank Note Company archives sales and possibly is the Haxby plate note if that illustrated a photocopy Published in the original peck and Newman article as Figure 8b A choice example and a showpiece The most recent Whitman Encyclopedia volume 3 illustrates only a partially finished proof of this type This might be unique as a finished proof and it is unknown issued Like all of these Audubon grouse vignetted items a key opportunity Ex Eric P Newman Numismatic Education Society From Newman X Heritage Auctions Novem


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    Lot 20110

    2018

    he vignette of Audubon s running grouse as engraved initially for Fairman Draper Underwood Co This example was originally the bottom impression of an essay proof sheet or partially finished proofs as cited in description in lot 36 in Christie s 1990 Important Early American Bank Notes 1818 1874 From the Archives of the American Bank Note Company This note was published in the original peck and Newman article as Figure 8a As an essay it is one of two known The other is illustrated in the Whitman Encyclopedia Volume 3 with a penned title Noted with some Minor Stains and Missing Right End Vignette by PCGS The glue spots at the bottom from original mounting are confined to the wide margin The richly detailed running grouse vignette stands out beautifully upon the white Ind


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    Lot 20110

    2018

    he vignette of Audubon s running grouse as engraved initially for Fairman Draper Underwood Co This example was originally the bottom impression of an essay proof sheet or partially finished proofs as cited in description in lot 36 in Christie s 1990 Important Early American Bank Notes 1818 1874 From the Archives of the American Bank Note Company This note was published in the original peck and Newman article as Figure 8a As an essay it is one of two known The other is illustrated in the Whitman Encyclopedia Volume 3 with a penned title Noted with some Minor Stains and Missing Right End Vignette by PCGS The glue spots at the bottom from original mounting are confined to the wide margin The richly detailed running grouse vignette stands out beautifully upon the white Ind


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    Lot 20475

    2018

    Lot 20475 Morgan GA Bank of Morgan 1 May 1 1857 GA 235 G2a PCGS Choice About New 58 Collected by Eric Newman before the discovery of the Audubon running grouse notes were issued Obsolete notes with base vignettes of birds similar to the description of the Audubon grouse The more frequently seen vignette is the two waterfowl type seen here illustrated in Figure 4 of the original peck and Newman article used on several Obsolete banks and types many of these are often altered to other banks Similar to it is a vignette of two bobwhite quail as illustrated in that article in figure 5 which at first glance appears similar but is clearly different upon scrutiny Each type is eminently collectible The selection here is not complete but can be augmented and built upon with


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    Lot 20475

    2018

    Lot 20475 Morgan GA Bank of Morgan 1 May 1 1857 GA 235 G2a PCGS Choice About New 58 Collected by Eric Newman before the discovery of the Audubon running grouse notes were issued Obsolete notes with base vignettes of birds similar to the description of the Audubon grouse The more frequently seen vignette is the two waterfowl type seen here illustrated in Figure 4 of the original peck and Newman article used on several Obsolete banks and types many of these are often altered to other banks Similar to it is a vignette of two bobwhite quail as illustrated in that article in figure 5 which at first glance appears similar but is clearly different upon scrutiny Each type is eminently collectible The selection here is not complete but can be augmented and built upon with


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    Lot 20480

    2018

    Lot 20480 Savannah GA Merchants and Planters Bank 50 June 1 1860 GA 315 G14b PCGS Very Fine 30 This shows the same layout as the previous 50 with the waterfowl pair at the base but with the American Bank Note Company imprint Vermillion protector L and counter surround devices are vibrant Published in the original peck and Newman article as the illustration for Figure 4 Vibrant and well margined with the appearance of a higher grade from the face A perfect example of the vignette type and an appropriate choice for the published paper Ex Eric P Newman Numismatic Education Society From Newman X Heritage Auctions November 2018 lot 20480 realized 156 Type Coin


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    Lot 20480

    2018

    Lot 20480 Savannah GA Merchants and Planters Bank 50 June 1 1860 GA 315 G14b PCGS Very Fine 30 This shows the same layout as the previous 50 with the waterfowl pair at the base but with the American Bank Note Company imprint Vermillion protector L and counter surround devices are vibrant Published in the original peck and Newman article as the illustration for Figure 4 Vibrant and well margined with the appearance of a higher grade from the face A perfect example of the vignette type and an appropriate choice for the published paper Ex Eric P Newman Numismatic Education Society From Newman X Heritage Auctions November 2018 lot 20480 realized 156 Type Coin


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    Lot 20483

    2018

    Lot 20483 Ann Arbor MI Government Stock Bank 1 1 2 March 1 1853 MI 40 G5a PCGS Very Good 8 The notes from this Ann Arbor Michigan series used the vignette of two bobwhite quail at bottom center They look like the waterfowl at first glance but have darker feathers It is interesting that peck and Newman note in their article that the feather details in a small vignette such as this would be difficult for counterfeiters to copy The details are quite sharp This series was engraved by Danforth Bald Co An eagle is at top center left next to an oval portrait of Jackson With honest wear prior to the bank going bust in 1857 An interesting and scarce odd denomination note Ex Eric


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    Lot 20483

    2018

    Lot 20483 Ann Arbor MI Government Stock Bank 1 1 2 March 1 1853 MI 40 G5a PCGS Very Good 8 The notes from this Ann Arbor Michigan series used the vignette of two bobwhite quail at bottom center They look like the waterfowl at first glance but have darker feathers It is interesting that peck and Newman note in their article that the feather details in a small vignette such as this would be difficult for counterfeiters to copy The details are quite sharp This series was engraved by Danforth Bald Co An eagle is at top center left next to an oval portrait of Jackson With honest wear prior to the bank going bust in 1857 An interesting and scarce odd denomination note Ex Eric


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    Lot 20490

    2018

    Steel Die Plate for Untitled Two Bobwhite Quail Vignette Originally Engraved for the Danforth Bald Co Imprints Very Fine Extremely rare steel die plate V 42160 Soft with the two bobwhite quails used on Danforth Bald Co and later American Banknote Company stamped on base of die notes Intaglio transfer steel transfer die numbered and company stamped Showing surface roughness and peck marks in typical condition for these small dies A perfect companion for the above notes and perhaps unique in private hands Ex Eric P Newman Numismatic Education Society From Newman X Heritage Auctions November 2018 lot 20490 realized 264 Type Coin


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    Lot 20490

    2018

    Steel Die Plate for Untitled Two Bobwhite Quail Vignette Originally Engraved for the Danforth Bald Co Imprints Very Fine Extremely rare steel die plate V 42160 Soft with the two bobwhite quails used on Danforth Bald Co and later American Banknote Company stamped on base of die notes Intaglio transfer steel transfer die numbered and company stamped Showing surface roughness and peck marks in typical condition for these small dies A perfect companion for the above notes and perhaps unique in private hands Ex Eric P Newman Numismatic Education Society From Newman X Heritage Auctions November 2018 lot 20490 realized 264 Type Coin


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    Lot 15035



    Lot 15035 Remarkable 1771 peck ZZ Halfpenny VFThis rare popular and remarkable imitation halfpence has the central designs facing the wrong direction with the date and lettering mostly backward Starting at 5 o clock and observing from outside the coin the legend reads counterclockwise GEO R GI V S III R EX with both Rs inverted and the V over an inverted V BRITANNIA also has a mixture of regular and inverted letters


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    Lot 15035



    Lot 15035 Remarkable 1771 peck ZZ Halfpenny VFThis rare popular and remarkable imitation halfpence has the central designs facing the wrong direction with the date and lettering mostly backward Starting at 5 o clock and observing from outside the coin the legend reads counterclockwise GEO R GI V S III R EX with both Rs inverted and the V over an inverted V BRITANNIA also has a mixture of regular and inverted letters


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    Lot 15926



    que Were Counterfeit British Style Halfpence Dated 1785 Made Specifically for American Use offprint from Museum Notes Superb Numismatic Forgeries Are upon Us The Numismatist 1979 The Fantastic 1804 Dollar Twenty Fifth Anniversary Follow Up with Kenneth Bressett offprint from America s Silver Coinage COAC volume Discovered The First Engraving of an Audubon Bird with Robert peck offprint from the Journal of the Early Republic with many other extracts and offprints from the Missouri Journal of Numismatics The Asylum the Canadian Paper Money Journal the Colonial Newsletter the British Journal of Numismatics the Numismatic Scrapbook Magazine Numismatic Studies Dedicated to Vladimir and Elvira Eliza Clain Stefanelli the centennial volume of the American Numismatic


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    Lot 16033



    nt a nice set of Ruding s Annals of the Coinage of Great Britain third edition both editions of Burn s A Descriptive Catalogue of the London Traders Tavern and Coffee House Tokens Current in the Seventeenth Century front board of first detached second edition ex library Davis s The Nineteenth Century Token Coinage a bit worn a duplicated typescript index to Batty the 1964 edition of peck s English Copper Tin and Bronze Coins in the British Museum Nelson s The Coinage of William Wood offprint another copy of Nelson on Wood this time extracted from the British Numismatic Journal and bound with Caldecott s work on The Spanish Dollar in the British West Indies and Nelson s The Coinage of Ireland in Copper Tin and Pewter BNJ extract bound Generally very good unless noted


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