Great Britain 1934 penny

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Heritage sale 3032, lot 25137
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was lot 25137 in Heritage sale 3032 (Chicago, April 2014), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted, "George V bronze Proof Penny 1934, PR65 Brown NGC. An outstanding reddish-brown colored Gem with luxurious gloss to the surfaces and attractive mixed yellow and cornflower-blue iridescence throughout. A very usual date in Proof format." This type was issued in large numbers 1928-36 but the proofs are rare.

Recorded mintage: 13,966,000 plus proofs.

Specification: 9.4 g, bronze, 31 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM 838, S-4055.

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 3032, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2014.

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