Great Britain 1720 6 pence

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Heritage sale 3064, lot 33028
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This specimen was lot 33029 in Heritage sale 3064 (Chicago, April 2018), where it sold for $528. The catalog description[1] noted, "George I Shilling 1720 MS62 NGC. Roses and plumes in reverse angles. Some haymarking present, yet fully struck up with a sterling portrait of the king. Seldom encountered in mint state. From the Jamestown Collection." This shilling was struck in some numbers 1719-23 along with a variety with a plain reverse (KM 539.2).

Recorded mintage: unknown but available.

Specification: 3.01 g, .925 fine silver.

Catalog reference: S-3645; KM-539.1.

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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