Great Britain 1711 6 pence

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Heritage sale 3064, lot 33023
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was lot 33023 in Heritage sale 3064 (Chicago, April 2018), where it sold for $360. The catalog description[1] noted, "Anne 6 Pence 1711 AU55 PCGS. Lightly toned and charming, with bold devices on the reverse, excepting slight weakness around the leftmost portion of the date. From the Jamestown Collection." This type was struck at the London and Edinburgh mints 1707-13 and is very scarce in nice condition, alto the 1711 is the most common date. 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 522.1.

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 and Warren Tucker, Heritage World Coin Auction 3064, featuring the Doug Robins Collection of Canadian Tokens, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2018.

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