Great Britain 1904 penny

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Heritage sale 3064, lot 33133
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was lot 33133 in Heritage sale 3064 (Chicago, April 2018), where it sold for $384. The catalog description[1] noted, "Edward VII Penny 1904 MS65 Red PCGS. Radiant surfaces and an enviable strike make this a prime example of the type." This penny was struck 1902-10 in large numbers. The 1902 is not the highest mintage date but is the most common in uncirculated condition, suggesting that many were saved.

Recorded mintage: 12,913,000, a better date.

Specification: 9.45 g, bronze, 30.5 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM 794.2, S-3990.


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  • Lobel, Richard, Mark Davidson, Allan Hailstone and Eleni Calligas, Coincraft's Standard Catalogue of English and UK Coins, 1066 to Date, London: Coincraft, 1995.
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  • [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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