Printed Auction 41 Aftersale Lot 297

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Printed Auction 41 Aftersale Lot 297

SCOTLAND. Ayrshire 5Bis III. Co. William Fullarton. White metal pattern sixpence. 3.62 gm. 20 mm. 1799. Bust of the Prince of Wales left; GEORGIVS . P . S . C . D . 1799 / Cruciform crowned British arms; BR. L. PR. E. REG. SC. PR. ET. SEN. COR. DUX. Stainton 31c. Uncirculated; fresh surfaces.

For detailed discussions of this series, see Stainton, T. "John Milton, Medallist, 1759-1805" in the 1983 edition of the British Numismatic Journal. (Stainton 31a-d lists four denominations, halfcrown, shilling, sixpence and halfpence.) See also Dykes, D. "The Token Coinage of William Fullarton," BNJ 2002. The 2011 volume by Dykes on the provincial coinage also covers the Fullarton issues.


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