Great Britain 1936 1/2 crown
This specimen was lot 2327 in Goldberg sale 81 (Los Angeles, September 2014), where it sold for $94. The catalog description noted, "Great Britain. Halfcrown, 1936. George V. Mint state with a pleasant golden tone. Usually well circulated and bright. NGC graded MS-65." This type was issued 1927-36 and this date is common tho proofs are rare.
Recorded mintage: 7,039,000 plus a few proofs.
Specification: 14.14 g, .500 fine silver, 32.3 mm diameter.
Catalog reference: S-4037, KM 835.
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- 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.
- Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, Aleeza Brown, Yifu Che, Jason Villareal and Stephen Harvey, Goldberg Sale 81: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2014.