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Auction: 18025 - The Pywell-Phillips Collection of English Milled Silver and Copper Coins
Lot: 299

George I (1714-27), Proof Farthing, 1718, 'Dump issue', in silver, laureate and cuirassed bust right, rev. Britannia seated left, date in exergue, edge plain, 4.50g (BMC [Peck] 790; S-), lightly toned, extremely fine, scarce

Spink Numismatic Circular, July 1997, no. 3666 (illus.) - £425

Only one example of a currency issue Farthing bearing the date 1718 has been recorded, consequently these Silver Proof issues provide a prospective collector with a convenient opportunity to complete the date run for the George I series.

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