Great Britain 1867 penny
This specimen was lot 24117 in Heritage sale 3020 (Long Beach, September 2012), where it sold for $646.25. The catalog description noted, "Victoria Penny 1867, Laureate or Bun Head, MS64 BN NGC, very choice, sharply detailed, more than a suggestion of mint red remaining, almost mark free, several patches of faulty rolling around Britannia. Very scarce date." This type was struck 1860-74 at London and Heaton with a slightly modified obverse extending to 1894.
Recorded mintage: 5,464,000.
Specification: 9.4 g, bronze, 31 mm diameter.
Catalog reference: S-3954, KM 749.2.
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