Great Britain 1919-KN penny

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Stack's Bowers 2015 NYINC sale, lot 3887
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This specimen was lot 3887 in Stack's-Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2015), where it sold for $364.25. The catalog description[1] noted, "GREAT BRITAIN. Penny, 1919-KN. NGC AU-50 BN. Dark copper toning. Nice features." The King's Norton mint was not a branch mint but a private company that normally produced coinage on contract for various British colonies. During 1918-19, it pitched in and minted copper coinage for Great Britain.

Recorded mintage: 4,526,000 (including the Heaton mint production).

Specification: 9.45 g, bronze, 30.8 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: S-4053; KM-810.

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]Ponterio, Richard, The January 2015 NYINC Auction: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, Featuring the John W. Adams and Ray Czabor Collections, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2014.

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