Great Britain 1710 shilling KM-523.4
This specimen was lot 72037, in Stack's Bowers Collector's Choice sale (Santa Ana, CA, October 2019), where it sold for $660. The catalog description noted, "GREAT BRITAIN. Shilling, 1710. London Mint. Anne. PCGS AU-58+ Gold Shield. Third bust; roses and plumes. Quite literally as close as one can get to Mint State, this highly attractive specimen features a pleasing strike and colorful toning, while exhibiting just the slightest degree of handling on the high points. Rather difficult to encounter any nicer, PCGS has certified just one finer. From the Regent Crest Collection." Queen Anne shillings were struck 1702-11 in numerous varieties (KM 509, KM 517, KM 523, KM 533). This subtype of 1708 and 1710 is common.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 6.02 g, .925 fine silver.
Catalog reference: S-3614; KM-523.4.
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- Orsini, Matt, Richard Ponterio and Kyle Ponterio, The October 2019 Collector's Choice Sale: World and Ancient Coins, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2019.