Netherlands 1850 1/2 cent

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CNG Lissner sale, lot 667

This specimen was lot 667 in Classical Numismatic Group's sale of the Lissner Collection (Chicago, August 2014), where it sold for $121. The catalog description[1] noted, "NETHERLANDS, Kingdom. William III. 1849-1890. CU 1/2 Cent. Utrecht mint; muntmeestertekens: sword and winged caduceus. H.A. van den Wall Bake, mintmaster. Dated 1850. In NGC encapsulation graded MS 65 BN. Deeply toned gem." This is a common date of a type struck 1850-77.

Recorded mintage: 2,000,400.

Specification: copper, 1.92 g, 16 mm diameter. This specimen is 16 mm diameter, 1.97 g, 6h axis.

Catalog reference: Sch-203, KM 90.


  • Peters, T., J. Scheper and J. Mevius, Muntalmanak 2014, 31e editie, Amsterdam: Nederlandse vereniging van munthandelaren, 2013.
  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • [1]Teller, M. Louis, and Victor England, Jr., The Richard Lissner Collection, Lancaster, PA: Classical Numismatic Group, 2014.

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