Great Britain 1727 3 pence
This specimen was part of lot 33316 in Heritage sale 3042 (Long Beach, September 2015), which sold for $734.38. The catalog description noted, "George I Four Coin Maundy Set 1727 About XF. Coins grade XF or nearly so. Evenly toned and a very scarce issue. Last year of George I's reign." Silver threepence of George I were struck for circulation and Maundy sets 1717, 1721, 1723 and 1727. This denomination is still struck for the Maundy sets.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 1.50 g, .925 fine silver.
Catalog reference: KM 551, S-3652, KM-MDs42 (set).
- Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
- Cristiano Bierrenbach, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World Coin Auction 3042, featuring the Read and Bob Bennett Collections, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2015.