Isle of Man 1786 1/2 penny

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Sincona sale 43, lot 2263
This specimen was lot 2263 in Sincona sale 43 (Zurich, October 2017), where it sold for 250 CHF (about US$298 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"ISLE OF MAN, George III. 1760-1820 1/2 Penny 1786. Selten in dieser Erhaltung. FDC. NGC MS64 BN. (Isle of Man, George III, 1760-1820, half penny of 1786. Rare in this condition, Uncirculated.)"
This is a Soho mint restrike; circulated specimens exist but are probably outnumbered by restrikes.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: copper.

Catalog reference: KM 8 a. Pridmore 31 A.


  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • Skingley, Philip, ed., Standard Catalogue of British Coins: Coins of Scotland, Ireland and the Islands (Jersey, Guernsey, Man & Lundy), Pre-Decimal Issues, 2nd edition, London: Spink & Son, 2003.
  • [1]Richter, Jürg, Sincona sale 43, Gold and Silver Coins and Medals, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2017.

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