Great Britain 1832 sovereign
This specimen was lot 24298 in Heritage sale 3024 (Chicago, April 2013), where it sold for $7,637.50. The catalog description noted, "William IV gold Sovereign 1832, MS62 NGC, boldly detailed and lustrous. Tons of eye-appeal for the TPG number." This type is listed for 1831-37 and is expensive despite the substantial mintage.
Recorded mintage: 3,737,000 (highest mintage date).
Specification: 7.98 g, .917 fine gold, .235 troy oz AGW.
Catalog reference: S-3829B, KM 717.
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