George III (1760-1820), Proof Penny, 1806 (early Soho)

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George III (1760-1820), Proof Penny, 1806 (early Soho), struck in gilt-copper, beaded borders both sides, wide outer rims, small laureate and draped bust right, brooch with nine jewels, K on…
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Description

George III (1760-1820), Proof Penny, 1806 (early Soho), struck in gilt-copper, beaded borders both sides, wide outer rims, small laureate and draped bust right, brooch with nine jewels, K on truncation for Conrad Heinrich Kuchler, legend surrounds GEORGIUS III DG REX, date below. Rev, Britannia seated left, resting on shield with trident, holding olive branch, ship in sail left without gunports, BRITANNIA surrounds, edge grained in deep groove (S.3780; BMC.1321 (KP 29); Selig.1299).

Some trivial minor hairlines, lustrous and reflective. About as struck for type, an imposing piece.

Specification

Period 1760 - 1820
Date 1806
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Penny

Coin Ruler

George III

Country

England

Coin House

House of Hanover

Metal

Copper

References S.3780; BMC.1321 (KP 29); Selig.1299

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