England 1567 3 pence

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from the Stack's Bowers 2018 Collector's Choice sale, lot 70646
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This specimen was lot 70646 in Stack's Bowers Collector's Choice sale (Santa Ana, CA, May 2018), where it sold for $264. The catalog description[1] noted, "GREAT BRITAIN. 3 Pence, 1567. Elizabeth I (1558-1603). PCGS EF-45 Secure Holder. Crown mintmark, very early dated issue. Dark toning, slightly off center, bold portrait." This type is listed for 1567-77. Later issues were not dated, to the annoyance of modern collectors.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: S-2566; N-1998.


  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Kyle Ponterio and Chris Chatigny, The May 2018 Collector's Choice Sale, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 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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