Great Britain 1719 half penny KM-557

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Heritage sale 3031, lot 28420
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was lot 28420 in Heritage sale 3031 (Dallas, January 2014), where it sold for $763.75. The catalog description[1] noted, "George I Halfpenny 1719, 2nd Issue, MS62 BN PCGS, sharp and pleasing." The type is listed for 1719-24 and was the second half penny issued since 1701, none being minted during Anne's reign.

Recorded mintage: unknown but common in low grade.

Specification: copper.

Catalog reference: S-3660, KM 557.


  • 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.
  • [1]Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3031, featuring the RLM Collection, the Isaac Rudman Collection, the Hans Cook Collection and the Collection of Donald E. Bently, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2013.

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