1737 Threepence Higley Copper
The obverse of the coin shows a deer facing the left side of the coin. In a circle around the deer is the text listed above. A pointing hand is centered at the bottom of the coin, pointing to the word THE.
This design shows three crowned small hammers centered on the coin. Text surrounds the design and a pointing hand is placed to the left of the date, directly before the I.
Helpful Tips for Identifying the W-8205, Freidus 1.2-B.a Variety:
The obverse of the W-8205 is shared with W-8200. The reverse of the coin holds the main diagnostic that our experts look for. The lower right hammer is lined up directly over the 3 in 1737.
The hammer and 3 are in line
The 3 sits to the left of the hammer
The example to the left was sold by Stack's Bowers Galleries in the Sydney F. Martin Collection, Part I, where it realized $60,000.