Great Britain 1710 2 pence

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Heritage sale 3042, part of lot 33310
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was part of lot 33310 in Heritage sale 3042 (Long Beach, September 2015), which sold for $940. The catalog description[1] noted, "Anne Four Coin Maundy Set 1710 XF/AU. This is a well matched set exhibiting minimal toning and maintaining strong original luster. Seldom offered in any grade, most illustrious this choice." Silver tuppence of Anne were struck for circulation and Maundy sets 1703-13. No copper halfpennies were struck during Anne's reign and farthings are famously rare, being featured in murder mysteries. The silver tuppence are still struck for the Maundy sets.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 1.00 g, .925 fine silver.

Catalog reference: KM 513, S-3599, KM-MDS39 (set).

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • [1]Cristiano Bierrenbach, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World Coin Auction 3042, featuring the Read and Bob Bennett Collections, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2015.

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