Great Britain 1723 farthing
This specimen was lot 24857 in Heritage sale 3026 (Long Beach, October 2013), where it sold for $940. The catalog description noted, "George I Farthing 1723, 2nd Issue, MS65 RB PCGS, quite boldly struck from old dies, mottled brown reverse but the obverse shows some red color and is lovely. If you want a good portrait of George I in copper, this coin may be just the ticket." This type was struck 1719-24 and is common up thru Fine condition.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Catalog reference: S-3662, KM 556.
- Lobel, Richard, Mark Davidson, Allan Hailstone and Eleni Calligas, Coincraft's Standard Catalogue of English and UK Coins, 1066 to Date, London: Coincraft, 1995.
- Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
- Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and Scott Cordry, Heritage Signature Auction 3026, World & Ancient Coins, featuring the RLM Collection, Part Two, the Nogales Collection and the Goetz Medals Die Archive, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2013.