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[[Image:India 1918 sovereign rev Ponterio 168-50184.jpg|300px|thumb|photo courtesy Stack's-Bowers LLC]]
 
[[Image:India 1918 sovereign rev Ponterio 168-50184.jpg|300px|thumb|photo courtesy Stack's-Bowers LLC]]
  
This specimen was lot 50184 in Ponterio sale 168 (Philadelphia, August 2012), where it sold for $___. The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, "INDIA. Sovereign, 1918. NGC MS-63." The Bombay mint was authorized to strike sovereigns from August 1918 to Apri 1919, all dated 1918. Altho this is the only date with the India mintmark, enough restrikes and proofs exist to make it readily available.
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This specimen was lot 50184 in Ponterio sale 168 (Philadelphia, August 2012), where it sold for $423. The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, "INDIA. Sovereign, 1918. NGC MS-63." The Bombay mint was authorized to strike sovereigns from August 1918 to Apri 1919, all dated 1918. Altho this is the only date with the India mintmark, enough restrikes and proofs exist to make it readily available.
  
 
''Recorded mintage:'' 1,295,000 plus proofs and restrikes.
 
''Recorded mintage:'' 1,295,000 plus proofs and restrikes.
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''Specification:'' 7.98 g, .917 fine gold.
 
''Specification:'' 7.98 g, .917 fine gold.
  
''Catalog reference:'' Fr-1609; KM-528A.
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''Catalog reference:'' S-3998, Fr-1609; KM-A525.
  
 
''[[Bibliography|Source:]]''
 
''[[Bibliography|Source:]]''
 
* Bressett, Kenneth E., ''A Guide Book of English Coins, Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, 2nd Ed.,'' Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing, 1962.
 
* 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.
 
* Lobel, Richard, Mark Davidson, Allan Hailstone and Eleni Calligas, ''Coincraft's Standard Catalogue of English and UK Coins, 1066 to Date'', London: Coincraft, 1995.
* Krause, Chester L, and Clifford Mishler, ''Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 5th ed.,'' Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2006.
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* Skingley, Philip, ed., ''Standard Catalogue of British Coins: Coins of England & the United Kingdom, 46th edition,'' London: Spink & Son, 2011.
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* Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, ''Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed.,'' Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
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* Stevens, Paul, and Randy Weir, ''The Uniform Coinage of India, 1835 to 1947, A Catalogue and Pricelist,'' London, Spink & Son Ltd, 2012.
 
* <sup>[1]</sup>Ponterio, Richard, ''Ponterio sale 168: The Official ANA Auction,'' Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2012.  
 
* <sup>[1]</sup>Ponterio, Richard, ''Ponterio sale 168: The Official ANA Auction,'' Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2012.  
  
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* [[Great Britain 1893 sovereign|1893 sovereign]]
 
* [[Great Britain 1893 sovereign|1893 sovereign]]
 
* [[Australia 1914-S sovereign]]
 
* [[Australia 1914-S sovereign]]
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* [[India 1918(c) 1/12 anna|1918(c) 1/12 anna]]
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* [[India 1918(c) 2 annas|1918(c) copper-nickel 2 annas]]
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* [[India 1918(c) 1/4 rupee|1918 ¼ rupee]]
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* [[India 1918(b) rupee]]
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* [[India 1918(b) 15 rupees]]
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* [[Hyderabad AH1337/9 ashrafi]]
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* [[India 1919(b) 8 annas]]
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* [[Australia 1922-P sovereign]]
 
* [[Coins and currency dated 1918]]
 
* [[Coins and currency dated 1918]]
 
* return to coins of [[India]]
 
* return to coins of [[India]]
  
 
[[Category:Selections from Ponterio sale 168]]
 
[[Category:Selections from Ponterio sale 168]]

Latest revision as of 11:26, 14 August 2020

Ponterio sale 168, lot 50184
photo courtesy Stack's-Bowers LLC

This specimen was lot 50184 in Ponterio sale 168 (Philadelphia, August 2012), where it sold for $423. The catalog description[1] noted, "INDIA. Sovereign, 1918. NGC MS-63." The Bombay mint was authorized to strike sovereigns from August 1918 to Apri 1919, all dated 1918. Altho this is the only date with the India mintmark, enough restrikes and proofs exist to make it readily available.

Recorded mintage: 1,295,000 plus proofs and restrikes.

Specification: 7.98 g, .917 fine gold.

Catalog reference: S-3998, Fr-1609; KM-A525.

Source:

  • 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.
  • Skingley, Philip, ed., Standard Catalogue of British Coins: Coins of England & the United Kingdom, 46th edition, London: Spink & Son, 2011.
  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Stevens, Paul, and Randy Weir, The Uniform Coinage of India, 1835 to 1947, A Catalogue and Pricelist, London, Spink & Son Ltd, 2012.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 168: The Official ANA Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2012.

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