Great Britain 1819 shilling

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Goldberg sale 75, lot 4342
photo courtesy Goldberg Coins and Collectibles

This specimen was lot 4342 in Goldberg sale 75 (Los Angeles, September 2013), where it sold for $230. The catalog description[1] noted, "Great Britain. Shilling, 1819. George III. Gem MS65 Lovely coin with a subtle tone. NGC graded MS-65." The type was struck 1816-20 and features the bust of George III, by then subject to the regency of his son the Prince of Wales. An 1819/18 overdate exists.

Recorded mintage: 7,595,000.

Specification: 5.65 g, .925 fine silver, .168 troy oz.

Catalog reference: S.3790; KM 666.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • Bressett, Kenneth E., A Guide Book of English Coins, Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, 2nd Ed., Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing, 1962.
  • Lobel, Richard, Mark Davidson, Allan Hailstone and Eleni Calligas, Coincraft's Standard Catalogue of English and UK Coins, 1066 to Date, London: Coincraft, 1995.
  • [1]Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, Jason Villareal and Steven Harvey, Goldberg Sale 75: the pre-Long Beach Sale, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, 2013.

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