Great Britain 1751 crown

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Goldberg sale 98, lot 2945
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This specimen was lot 2945 in Goldberg sale 98 (Los Angeles, June 2017), where it sold for $3,407.50. The catalog description[1] noted, "Great Britain. Crown, 1751. George II. Old head left. Reverse; Angles plain. Reddish and gray tone with a trace of underlying luster. NGC graded AU-58. WINGS." This type was struck 1746, 1750 and 1751 and is rare. It was the last British crown struck until 1817.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 30.10 g, .925 fine silver, .895 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM-585.2, S.3690; ESC-128; Dav-1351.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1700-1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1964.
  • 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]Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, John Lavender, Yifu Che, Jason Villareal and Stephen Harvey, Goldberg Sale 98: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2017.

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