Great Britain 1710 1/2 guinea

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Heritage sale 3026, lot 24853
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was lot 24853 in Heritage sale 3026 (Long Beach, October 2013), where it sold for $3,290. The catalog description[1] noted, "Anne gold Half Guinea 1710, MS62 NGC, satiny luster and very sharply detailed in the queen's hair. Scarce in any presentable condition. Nicer than most." This type was struck 1707-14 but normally comes heavily worn.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 4.17 g, .917 fine gold.

Catalog reference: S-3575, KM 527.

Source:

  • Lobel, Richard, Mark Davidson, Allan Hailstone and Eleni Calligas, Coincraft's Standard Catalogue of English and UK Coins, 1066 to Date, London: Coincraft, 1995.
  • 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 England & the United Kingdom, 46th edition, London: Spink & Son, 2011.
  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 9th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2017.
  • [1]Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and Scott Cordry, Heritage Signature Auction 3026, World & Ancient Coins, featuring the RLM Collection, Part Two, the Nogales Collection and the Goetz Medals Die Archive, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2013.

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