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London, England, copper farthing, George III, 1773, very rare provenance.

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London, England, copper farthing, George III, 1773, very rare provenance.
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London, England, copper farthing, George III, 1773, very rare provenance. Sp-3775; KM-602. 4.3 grams. Rather worn from surface corrosion but with clear details, coppery color, first coin we can recall seeing from this wreck, which was famous for carrying the "Hamilton collection" of Etruscan (Greek) vases. With certificate from the salvager. Recovered from: Colossus, sunk in 1798 off the Scilly Isles, southwest of England