Great Britain 1899 crown

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Heritage sale 3010, lot 22764
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was lot 22764 in Heritage sale 3010 (Boston, August 2010), where it sold for $161. The catalog description[1] noted, "Victoria Crown 1899, XF-AU with light rim bumps. LXII edge." This type was struck 1896-1901 and is reasonably common in circulated condition. A crown was five shillings or sixty pence.

Recorded mintage: 166,000 (LXII and LXIII edge).

Specification: 28.27 g, .925 fine silver, .840 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: S-3937, KM 783, Dav-108.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • Bressett, Kenneth E., A Guide Book of English Coins, Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, 2nd Ed., Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing, 1962.
  • Lobel, Richard, Mark Davidson, Allan Hailstone and Eleni Calligas, Coincraft's Standard Catalogue of English and UK Coins, 1066 to Date, London: Coincraft, 1995.
  • Rayner, P. Alan, and Maurice Bull, English Silver Coinage from 1649, 6th Ed., London: Spink & Son, 2015.
  • Skingley, Philip, ed., Standard Catalogue of British Coins: Coins of England & the United Kingdom, 46th edition, London: Spink & Son, 2011.
  • [1]Tucker, Warren, Scott Cordry and John Kraljevich, Heritage Sale 3010: World Coins, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2010.

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