Great Britain 1902 crown

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Goldberg sale 69, lot 4855
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This specimen was lot 4855 in Goldberg sale 69 (Los Angeles, May, 2012), where it sold for $517.50. The catalog description [2] noted, "Great Britain. Crown, 1902. Edward VII. Head right. Reverse: St. George slaying dragon. NGC graded Matte Proof 62. The Judy Cahn Collection." This is the only crown for Edward VII. Fortunately it is not rare.

Recorded mintage: 256,000 plus 15,000 matte proofs.

Specification: 28.27 g, .925 fine silver.

Catalog reference: Dav-109; S.3978; KM-803.

Source:

  • 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.
  • [2]Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, Stephen Harvey and Paul Rynearson, Goldberg sale 69: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Ancient and World Coins, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2012.

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