15-07-2013 – 16-06-2013
A family story behind an extraordinary cache starts as follows: Once there were two raindrops at a window and two friends avid for bets. Woolley & Wallis auctions off the betting debt from the year 1890.
A collection of 2,794 mint state Victorian Farthings, all dated 1890, and the same type, young head left, rev. Britannia seated, lighthouse to left (BMC [Peck] 191 [S]; S 3958; Freeman 562). Generally all glorious mint state with full lustre, though some with spotting and minor imperfections.
An extraordinary cache of 2,794 mint state Victorian Farthings, all dated 1890.