Great Britain 1826 shilling

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Heritage sale 3064, lot 33075
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This specimen was lot 33075 in Heritage sale 3064 (Chicago, April 2018), where it sold for $216. The catalog description[1] noted, "George IV Shilling 1826 MS63 NGC. A rich slate gray patina has muted the surfaces but creates a timeless aged appearance." This type is reported for 1825-29 and superseded the laureate wreath type (KM 687). An overdate, 1826/2, is reported.

Recorded mintage: 6,352,000 plus a few proofs.

Specification: 5.65 g, .925 fine silver.

Catalog reference: KM 694, S-3812.


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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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