Great Britain (1636-38) 6 pence

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the Stack's Bowers 2020 NYINC sale, lot 22726
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This specimen was lot 22726 in Stack's Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2020), where it sold for $288. The catalog description[1] noted, "GREAT BRITAIN. 6 Pence, ND (1636-38). London Mint. Charles I. PCGS AU-55 Gold Shield. Tun mintmark. Though this coin exhibits a light obverse strike, the full bust is still clear, as is the reverse shield. Nice old envelope toning with some peripheral color." Closely related types include KM 94, 95, 97, 98. This example did not realize any where near the catalog value.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: S-2814; KM-96.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • 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.
  • [1]Orsini, Matt, Richard Ponterio and Kyle Ponterio, The January 2020 NYINC Sale: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2019.

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