at 300 dots / inch
This coin is an example of an Irish copper penny of George IV of 1822.
This coin is a example of a specimen striking of this issue, often referred to as a proof, however there is a different and better striking with much better rims which is much rarer and which is the actual proof issue. The specimens have polished fields and light frosting on the devices - most noticeable on the harp, above.
The coin is in Uncirculated (UNC) condition but it has toned in some areas to a light chocolate brown with red lustre remaining only the finer detail within the design. Examples in this condition are scarce but examples with full original red lustre are rare.
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