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1797 Cartwheel Penny

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Hi all,

Wondered if anyone could answer a possibly silly question for me? I've just been given a 1797 cartwheel penny by a relative, and the obv and rev are pointing to different ends of the coins, ie they stay upright when rotated on the east/west axis. Is this right? Never seen one up close before, so just thought I'd ask.

Thanks, BS

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The die axis should be opposite ends to each other. IE when the kings head is upright britannia should point downwards.

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