Australia 1922 shilling

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from Steve Album sale 27, lot 1899
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This specimen was lot 1899 in Stephen Album sale 27 (Santa Rosa, CA, January 2017), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted, "AUSTRALIA: George V, 1910-1936, AR shilling, 1922. Fabulous example, extremely rare in this quality, NGC graded MS63." The type was struck 1911-36 at London, Melbourne (this specimen) and Sydney. Though the type is not rare, the price ascends rapidly with grade. This date is scarce.

Recorded mintage: 2,040,000 plus proofs.

Specification: 5.45 g, .925 fine silver, 24 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM-26.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • McDonald, Greg, The Pocket Guide to Australian Coins and Banknotes, 23rd ed., Lavington, Australia, 2017.
  • [1]Album, Stephen, Joseph Lang, Paul Montz, Michael Barry and Norman Douglas Nicol, Auction 27, featuring the Dr. Paul Stevens Collection of Indian Coins, Part VI, Santa Rosa, CA: Stephen Album Rare Coins, Inc., 2016.

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