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1797 2 P. Cartwheel
1797 2 P. Cartwheel

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This is perhaps a proof bronzed version of this interesting and historic piece. There are a lot of 'firsts' here and these can be considered to represent the birth of the "Industrial Age". They are also a metrologist dream coin. You'll find references to these in the Moneta Library.


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Articles on the "Cartwheel" coinage of Great Britain and Matthew Boulton are linked here:
Cartwheel Penny of 1797 - Thompson: [ link ]
Cartwheel of Boulton & Watt - Schraeder: [ link ]
Britain's Cartwheel Penny: [ link ]
M. Boulton - Father of the Mechanized Press: [ link ]
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Keywords: British UK Penny Pence Cartwheel Great Britain
Denomination: 2 Pence
Reference #: KM 619
Date/Mintmark: 1797 Soho
Condition: AU+ (Proof)
Weight: 56.1 gm; 41mm
Metal: CU - Bronzed

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