Great Britain 1933 6 pence

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Heritage sale 3021, lot 21075
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was lot 21075 in Heritage sale 3021 (New York, January 2013), where it sold for $1,410. The catalog description[1] noted, "George V Proof Sixpence 1933, PR65 NGC, clearly a gem specimen, blessed with light silvery golden gray iridescence. Very rare as a Proof of Record, and in top condition." This type was issued in large numbers 1927-36 but the proofs are rare.

Recorded mintage: 22,185,000 plus proofs.

Specification: 2.82 g, .500 fine silver.

Catalog reference: S-4041, KM 832.

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.
  • Skingley, Philip, ed., Standard Catalogue of British Coins: Coins of England & the United Kingdom, 46th edition, London: Spink & Son, 2011.
  • [1]Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3021, featuring the Cecil Webster, Richard P. Ariagno and Elizabeth McPhall Charters Collection, Dallas: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2012.

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