British Honduras 1897 25 cents

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Sedwick sale 25, lot 957

This specimen was lot 957 in Sedwick sale 25 (Winter Park, FL, May 2019), where it sold for $166.60. The catalog description[1] noted, "British Honduras, 25 cents, 1897, Victoria, NGC AU 58. Light rainbow toning over muted luster, the obverse fraught with bagmarks. Perhaps surprisingly, no Mint State examples are noted in the NGC census, making this one of the finest known (among five listed). NGC #4715670-007." This type was struck 1894-97 and is not rare in worn condition.

Recorded mintage: 40,000.

Specification: 5.81 g, .925 fine silver.

Catalog reference: KM-9.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • [1]Sedwick, Daniel Frank, Augi Garcia and Cori Sedwick Downing, Treasure Auction 25, Winter Park, FL: Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC, 2019.

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