Great Britain 1902 half crown

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Heritage sale 3064, lot 33141
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was lot 33141 in Heritage sale 3064 (Chicago, April 2018), where it sold for $228. The catalog description[1] noted, "Edward VII 1/2 Crown 1902 MS64 NGC. A brilliant and lustrous piece with amber toning around the peripheries." This type was struck 1902-10 but the 1902 is the most common in high grade, the first issue of the new type being extensively saved.

Recorded mintage: 1,312,000 + 15,000 proofs.

Specification: 14.14 g, .925 fine silver, 32.3 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM 802.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • 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.
  • Skingley, Philip, ed., Standard Catalogue of British Coins: Coins of England & the United Kingdom, 46th edition, London: Spink & Son, 2011.
  • [1]Cristiano Bierrenbach and Warren Tucker, Heritage World Coin Auction 3064, featuring the Doug Robins Collection of Canadian Tokens, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2018.

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