Great Britain 1866 1/3 farthing

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Stack's Bowers ANA sale, lot 30603
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This specimen was lot 30603 in Stack's Bowers ANA auction (Chicago, August 2014), where it sold for $88. The catalog description[1] noted, "GREAT BRITAIN. 1/3 Farthing, 1866. NGC MS-64 BN. Hints of orange in fields. Ex: Pittman Collection." This type was struck 1866-68 and 1876-85 for several of Britain's colonies.

Recorded mintage: 576,000.

Specification: bronze.

Catalog reference: S-3960; KM-750.


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  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, The August 2014 Chicago ANA Auction: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, Featuring the David O'Harrow Collection, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2014.

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