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1949threepence

1913 penny - Freeman 175 & 176

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32 minutes ago, 1949threepence said:

Well I've now managed to obtain a really nice F176, again from John Jerrams (Topcarp2). Thanks for the heads up Jerry. Really pleased with this acquisition as the 176 is clearly very scare, even in low grade. So to get one like this is excellent.  

I'd say it's aUNC/GEF, with decent hair detail, although as so often with this era, the breast plate is somewhat deficient. Britannia's head well struck up, however.  Tiny circular metal flaw on the King's head.

Managed to knock him down from £320 to £280 best offer, which, given the condition, is a very reasonable price, with free postage and exclusive of any auction buyer fee. I must say, he does a good sell, and his write up's are always a pleasure to read. 

Very nice Mike. 🙂

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2 hours ago, 1949threepence said:

Managed to knock him down from £320 to £280

I had put the £320 figure on my website but I've deleted it to avoid people trying to knock John down on all his prices.

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19 minutes ago, secret santa said:

I had put the £320 figure on my website but I've deleted it to avoid people trying to knock John down on all his prices.

In fairness, he did have the "or make offer" option available, as he nearly always does. 

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I'm very pleased to say I managed to get another F176 for a very reasonable price. This time a CGS slabbed one. Not previously unknown, it's No 9 on Richard's rarest pennies site.

I don't actually need two, and my other one is slightly better than this, so I might well put it up for possible bids at the June LCA. Although if anybody on here does happen to want it (who hasn't already got one), they've got first refusal. 

 

  

 

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