England (1493-99) halfgroat

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Goldberg sale 106, lot 2047
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This specimen was lot 2047 in Goldberg sale 106 (Los Angeles, September 2018), where it sold for $264. The catalog description[1] noted, "Great Britain. Halfgroat, ND. Henry VII, 1485-1509. Canterbury. Mint mark, tun. Sharply struck and toned. PCGS graded AU-55." The half groat was equal to two pence. The tun mintmark was used 1493-99.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: S.2211.

Source:

  • [1]Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, John Lavender, Yifu Che, Jason Villareal and Stephen Harvey, Goldberg Sale 106: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2018.
  • 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.

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