Great Britain (1639-40) 1/2 crown

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Heritage sale 3064, lot 33003
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This specimen was lot 33003 in Heritage sale 3064 (Chicago, April 2018), where it sold for $336. The catalog description[1] noted, "Charles I 1/2 Crown ND (1639-40) AU55 PCGS, Tower mint. Lightly toned and with a notably better than average strike, particularly on the reverse. Ex. Rye Collection." The SCWC lists over forty different undated half crowns for Charles I, a side effect of the Civil War. The triangle mintmark dates this to 1639-40.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, .917 fine.

Catalog reference: S-2776.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • [1]Cristiano Bierrenbach and Warren Tucker, Heritage World Coin Auction 3064, featuring the Doug Robins Collection of Canadian Tokens, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 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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