Great Britain 1707 6 pence KM-522.1

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Heritage sale 3049, lot 30901
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was lot 30901 in Heritage sale 3049 (Long Beach, September 2016), where it sold for $940. The catalog description[1] noted, "Anne 6 Pence 1707 MS65 NGC, Royal mint. Notable as the finest certified example of the type by NGC, this selection features the halved Scottish and English shields and the classic portrait of Anne. Visually appealing with evenly toned gunmetal surfaces, and with outstanding definition noted throughout." This type was struck at the London and Edinburgh mints 1707-13 and is very scarce in nice condition. Another variety exists for 1707 with plumes added to the fields on the reverse.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.01 g, .925 silver.

Catalog reference: KM 522.2, S-3619, ESC-1587.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • Lobel, Richard, Mark Davidson, Allan Hailstone and Eleni Calligas, Coincraft's Standard Catalogue of English and UK Coins, 1066 to Date, London: Coincraft, 1995
  • 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]Cristiano Bierrenbach, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World Coin Auction 3049, featuring the Ohio Valley Collection, the Redwood Collection and the F.P. Briand Collection, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2016.

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