Great Britain 1700 crown

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Goldberg sale 80, lot 4081
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This specimen was lot 4081 in Goldberg sale 80 (Los Angeles, June 2014), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted, "Great Britain. Crown, 1700. William III. DVODECIMO on edge in raised letters. A lovely well struck coin with a light golden-blue tone and good crisp detail. Nicely centered and free from the weaknesses and die defects encountered on these large majestic coins. NGC graded MS-62." The crowns of William III for 1695-1700 vary only slightly.

Recorded mintage: unknown but scarce.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: S.3474; ESC-97; KM 494.3, Dav-3782B.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1600-1700, Galesburg, IL, 1974.
  • Rayner, P. Alan, and Maurice Bull, English Silver Coinage from 1649, 6th Ed., London: Spink & Son, 2015.
  • Skingley, Philip, ed., Standard Catalogue of British Coins: Coins of England & the United Kingdom, 46th edition, London: Spink & Son, 2011.
  • [1]Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, Aleeza Brown, Yifu Che, Frank Draskovic and Stephen Harvey, Goldberg Sale 80: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 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.

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