Great Britain 1746 1/2 crown KM-584.3

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Heritage sale 3064, lot 33045
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This specimen was lot 33045 in Heritage sale 3064 (Chicago, April 2018), where it sold for $384. The catalog description[1] noted, "George II "LIMA" 1/2 Crown 1746 AU58 PCGS. A very pleasing offering of this desirable and popular type minted from silver tak[en] by the British from Lima, Peru. Some adjustment marks across the Irish and Scottish shields on the reverse, but only add allure rather than detract. From the Jamestown Collection." The LIMA half crown is listed for 1745-46 only.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 15.05 g, .925 fine silver.

Catalog reference: KM 584.3, S-3695A.


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  • [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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