Great Britain 1720 shilling KM-539.1
This specimen was lot 33029 in Heritage sale 3064 (Chicago, April 2018), where it sold for $528. The catalog description 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: 6.02 g, .925 fine silver, .179 troy oz ASW.
Catalog reference: S-3645; KM-539.1.
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