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Printed Auction 40 Lot 223

Middlesex 760 (Scarce). Spence. Æ halfpenny. 12.63 gm. 29 mm. "English Slavery" in the Spence series, though these are Skidmore issues. A fat man seated at a table eating; ENGLISH SLAVERY / A thin man on the ground gnawing on a bone; FRENCH LIBERTY. Uncirculated; prooflike; choice example of a pair of the less common Spence types.

The Mike Sussman Collection of British Trade Tokens.

Ex The Dr. Harry Salyards Collection (Davissons Auction 38, 27 February 2019, lot 220).

Earlier British dealer tag (£7 1/2) with the comment "A Skidmore perversion FDC."

Ex Bobbe 2004 ("Ch Sharp Proof").

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