Great Britain 1717 1/2 crown

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from the Stack's Bowers 2018 Collector's Choice sale, lot 70678
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This specimen was lot 70678 in Stack's Bowers Collector's Choice sale (Santa Ana, CA, May 2018), where it sold for $312. The catalog description[1] noted, "GREAT BRITAIN. 1/2 Crown, 1717. George I (1714-27). PCGS VF-25 Secure Holder. Although this example circulated extensively, it is problem free with smooth surfaces and nice color." This type was issued 1715, 1717 and 1720.

Specification: 15.05 g, .925 fine silver.

Recorded Mintage: unknown.

Catalog reference: S-3642; KM-540.1.


  • 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.
  • Skingley, Philip, ed., Standard Catalogue of British Coins: Coins of England & the United Kingdom, 46th edition, London: Spink & Son, 2011.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Kyle Ponterio and Chris Chatigny, The May 2018 Collector's Choice Sale, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2018.

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