Great Britain 1932 farthing

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from the Stack's Bowers 2017 ANA sale, lot 22505
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This specimen was lot 22505 in Stack's Bowers ANA Auction (Denver, CO, August 2017), where it sold for $763.75. The catalog description[1] noted, "GREAT BRITAIN. Farthing, 1932. NGC PROOF-64 RB. Sharply struck with remarkable fields that are watery and attractive." This type was issued 1926-36 and this date is common tho proofs are rare.

Recorded mintage: 9,293,000 plus a few proofs.

Specification: 2.8 g, bronze, 20 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: S-4061, KM 825.


  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • 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.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Kyle Ponterio and Chris Chatigny, The August 2017 Denver ANA Auction: Ancients, Selections from The Richard Stuart Collection & World Coins, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2017.

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