M.E Freehill Collection of B. West Africa
WEST AFRICA, Nigeria, Macgregor Laird, one eighth penny or 1/400th of a dollar, 1858, farthing size in copper, smoke emitting from funnel (die II)(Vice 8). A proof or specimen striking with original colour, nearly FDC and excessively rare as such.
Ex F.Pridmore (lot 673, 17/10/83), Baldwin Sale 6 (lot 839), W.J.Noble (Sale 61B, lot 1681), and Mark E.Freehill collections.
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