Great Britain 1732 6 pence

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Ponterio sale 182, lot 1063
photo courtesy Stacks Bowers LLC

This specimen was lot 1063 in Ponterio sale 182 (New York, January 2014), where it sold for $646.25. The catalog description[1] noted, "GREAT BRITAIN. 6 Pence, 1732. PCGS MS-64 Secure Holder. George II (1727-60). Attractive old cabinet toning, with good luster." This type is listed in various varieties for 1728-41, including KM 564.1 (plain) struck 1728; KM 564.2 (plumes) struck 1728; KM 564.3 (roses and plumes, shown here) struck 1728-36; KM 564.4 (roses) struck 1739, 1741). A heavily used denomination, it is common in low grade but scarce choice.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.01 g, .925 fine silver.

Catalog reference: S-3707; KM-564.3.

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.
  • Rayner, P. Alan, and Maurice Bull, English Silver Coinage from 1649, 6th Ed., London: Spink & Son, 2015.
  • Skingley, Philip, ed., Standard Catalogue of British Coins: Coins of England & the United Kingdom, 46th edition, London: Spink & Son, 2011.
  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • Lobel, Richard, Mark Davidson, Allan Hailstone and Eleni Calligas, Coincraft's Standard Catalogue of English and UK Coins, 1066 to Date, London: Coincraft, 1995.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 182: The January 2014 NYINC Auction: World Coins, Irvine, CA: Stacks Bowers LLC.

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