Great Britain 1829 sovereign

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Heritage sale 3020, lot 24076
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was lot 24076 in Heritage sale 3020 (Long Beach, September 2012), where it sold for $3,818.75. The catalog description[1] noted, "George IV gold Sovereign 1829, Bare Head, MS63 NGC, sharp details, satiny luster. Rare date in this series." This type was struck for George IV 1825-30 and despite substantial mintages, all the dates are scarce.

Recorded mintage: 2,445,000.

Specification: 7.98 g, .917 fine gold, .235 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: S-3801, KM 696.

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.
  • Skingley, Philip, ed., Standard Catalogue of British Coins: Coins of England & the United Kingdom, 46th edition, London: Spink & Son, 2011.
  • [1]Tucker, Warren, and Cris Bierrenbach, Heritage Signature Auction 3020: World Coins, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2012.

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