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* [[Great Britain 1893 crown|1893 crown]]
 
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* [[Great Britain 1893 1/2 sovereign|1893 half sovereign]]
 
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* [[Great Britain 1893 2 pounds|1893 2 pounds]]
 
* [[Great Britain 1898 sovereign|1898 sovereign]]
 
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Latest revision as of 15:55, 14 June 2019

Ponterio sale 168, lot 40165
photo courtesy Stack's-Bowers LLC

This specimen was lot 40165 in Ponterio sale 168 (Philadelphia, August 2012), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted, "GREAT BRITAIN. Sovereign, 1893. PCGS PROOF-64+ Deep Cameo. Secure Holder. Tied for second finest Deep Cameo graded by PCGS." This type was struck 1893-1901 in considerable numbers. This "old bust" is the most familiar and most common of Victoria's sovereigns.

Recorded mintage: 6,898,000.

Specification: 7.98 g, .917 fine gold.

Catalog reference: Fr-396a; S-3874; KM-785.

Source:

  • Bressett, Kenneth E., A Guide Book of English Coins, Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, 2nd Ed., Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing, 1962.
  • Lobel, Richard, Mark Davidson, Allan Hailstone and Eleni Calligas, Coincraft's Standard Catalogue of English and UK Coins, 1066 to Date, London: Coincraft, 1995.
  • Skingley, Philip, ed., Standard Catalogue of British Coins: Coins of England & the United Kingdom, 46th edition, London: Spink & Son, 2011.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 168: The Official ANA Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2012.

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