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Spink > Auction 7030Auction date: 28 November 2007
Lot number: 461

Lot description:

Matthew Boulton's new machinery for striking coins, 1798, AE 43 m.m. by Dumarest, draped bust right, incuse inscription on raised rim, rev. inscription within five concentric circles, numbers incuse on raised portion, also incuse inscription on raised rim around edge, giving details of his steam-powered press (BHM.462), brilliant, almost as struck

Estimate £ 300-400