Great Britain 1847 crown Dav-105

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Spink sale 9031, lot 428

This specimen is part of lot 428 in Spink sale 9031 (London, November 2009). The catalog description[1] 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.


  • [1]Bishop, Richard, and William MacKay, Ancient, English and Foreign Coins, and Commemorative Medals, London: Spink, 2009.
  • Lobel, Richard, Mark Davidson, Allan Hailstone and Eleni Calligas, Coincraft's Standard Catalogue of English and UK Coins, 1066 to Date, London: Coincraft, 1995.
  • Bressett, Kenneth E., A Guide Book of English Coins, Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, 2nd Ed., Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing, 1962.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.

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