Great Britain 1834 half crown

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UBS sale 85, lot 882
This specimen was lot 882 in UBS sale 85 (Zurich, September 2010), where it sold for 450 CHF (about US$513 ncluding buyer's fee). The catalog description[1] noted,
"GROSSBRITANNIEN, William IV. 1830-1837, Halfcrown 1834. Vorzüglich-FDC. (Great Britain, half crown of 1834, extremely fine to uncirculated)"
This type was struck 1834-37 and is expensive in nice condition.

Recorded mintage: 993,000.

Specification: 14.14 g, .925 fine silver, this specimen 14,13 g.

Catalog reference: S. 3834, KM 714.2.


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