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1822 Narrow Harp Proof Pattern Penny


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George IV 1822 Narrow Harp Pattern Penny.  KM.Pn43., S.-.  17.42 g. Laureate bust George IV left, GEORGIUS IV D:G:REX. around.  Rev. Narrow crowned harp of 9 strings, HIBERNIA. above, 1822 below.  Raised petite inverted W on 2nd feather of angel’s wing, for Thomas Wyon.  Plain Edge, coin orientation.  Ex Baldwins privately June 2002.  Near Gem with much appealing subdued red luster on splendid Proof surfaces.  About 5 believed exist, this the finest or nearly so.  Very Rare.

Category: Irish Coins 1600 - 1823
Catalogue Number: KM.Pn43., S.-
Date: 1822
Denomination: Pattern Copper Penny
Grade: Gem Red and Brown Proof
Pedigree: ex Baldwins
Ruler: George IV, 1820-1830
Weight: 17.42g