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Printed Auction 37 Lot 358

Yorkshire 61 (R). Sheffield. Constitutional Society. Æ penny. 12.16 gm. 32 mm. By Skidmore. 1792. A cap of Liberty on a pole, a banner across reading PRO PATRIA, a pair of oak sprigs tied to base of pole and flanking the banner; SHEFFIELD CONSTITUTIONAL SOCIETY around / An oval shield with BRITAIN across the center flanked by four flags labeled AMERICA HOLLAND to the right, FRANCE POLAND to the left; UNITE & BE FREE above, 17 – 92 flanking, TO PERSEVERE IS TO CONQUER below. Edge: PAYABLE AT MACCLESFIELD LIVERPOOL OR CONGLETON. Uncirculated; choice. Overstruck on an earlier piece with the partial legend "PUBLISHED THE COPPER" visible.

Ex David Griffiths Collection (October 2012).

Ex W. Sykes Collection (Spink 51, April 1986).

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