Great Britain 1711 1/2 guinea

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Heritage sale 3082, lot 33982
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was lot 33982 in Heritage sale 3082 (New York, January 2020), where it sold for $3,362.40. The catalog description[1] noted, "Great Britain: Anne gold 1/2 Guinea 1711 AU58 NGC. Lightly scratched fields and minor rub to the high points in line with the grade - an otherwise sharp specimen with hints of orange tone in the peripheries." This type was struck 1707-14 but normally comes heavily worn.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 4.175 g, 0.917 fine gold.

Catalog reference: KM 527, S-3575.


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  • Lobel, Richard, Mark Davidson, Allan Hailstone and Eleni Calligas, Coincraft's Standard Catalogue of English and UK Coins, 1066 to Date, London: Coincraft, 1995.
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  • [1]Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and Sam Spiegel, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Online Auction 3082, featuring the Caranett Collection, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2019.

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