Great Britain 1706 3 pence

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Heritage sale 3022, part of lot 27639
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was part of lot 27639 in Heritage sale 3022 (New York, January 2013), which sold for $558.13. The catalog description[1] noted, "Anne to George II silver coins, various types, average grade VF and toned." The threepence was struck for queen Anne 1703-13 in sufficient numbers that it is fairly common today. It would survive as a silver coin into the reign of George V and is still struck in silver for the Maundy sets..

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: KM 514.


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  • Skingley, Philip, ed., Standard Catalogue of British Coins: Coins of England & the United Kingdom, 46th edition, London: Spink & Son, 2011.
  • [1]Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3021, featuring the Cecil Webster, Richard P. Ariagno and Elizabeth McPhall Charters Collection, Dallas: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2012.

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