Exceptional Pattern from the Cooke and Johnstone Collections
|CNG 91, Lot: 1553. Estimate $3000.
Sold for $3250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
1702-1714. Pattern AR Farthing (24mm, 4.64 g, 12h). By J. Croker. Dated 1713. Pearl-diademed and draped bust left / Britannia seated left on globe and within archway, holding olive branch and pole; garnished Union shield below; 1713 in exergue. Peck 747; SCBC –. Superb EF, iridescently toned, with underlying brilliance. Very rare.
Ex Colin D. Cooke Collection (Colin Cooke, 26 May 2006), lot 485 (purchased from Baldwin’s, 13 June 1973); Dr. E. A. Johnstone Collection.