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Spink > Auction 8006Auction date: 26 March 2008
Lot number: 150

Lot description:


George III, Matthew Boulton's Medallic Scale, c.1798, bronze medal, unsigned (by R. Dumarest?), 41mm., draped bust of Boulton right, rev. a medallic scale (BHM.462; E.901B), good extremely fine, struck on a heavy flan (4.5 mm. thick) and very rare thus
Estimate £ 300-400

This medal provides a record of production at Boulton''s Soho Mint, each numbered circle indicating how many coins of that diameter could be struck in one minute by eight of Boulton''s presses