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George Butler, Copper Halfpenny, obv A paint pot, cask, and two brushes crossed within a circle. Around the perimeter GEORGE . BUTLER . OIL . MAN . HACKNEY., rev A cypher G B. Around the perimeter FOR THE USE OF TRADE o, edge PAYABLE IN LONDON and engrailed (Atkins p. 84, 154; D&H Middlesex 312)
Near gem uncirculated, and toned. Very rare.
Provenance: Thomas Bliss and Richard Dalton Collections; A H Baldwin & Sons, Auction 92, 30 September 2014, lot 11