Great Britain 1847 crown Dav-105
This specimen is part of lot 428 in Spink sale 9031 (London, November 2009). The catalog description noted, "Victoria, young head Crowns, 1847 xi, one very fine, one fine (2)." This type was issued 1839-47. No further crowns were struck for circulation until 1887.
Recorded mintage: 141,000.
Specification: 28.27 g, .925 fine silver, .840 troy oz ASW.
Catalog reference: KM 741, ESC 286; S.3882, Dav-105.
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