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    George V silver 3 Pence 1920-H MS65 NGC, Heaton mint, FT125, KM10a. In preceding years, the 3 pence coins were made of 92.5% silver, but in 1920, because of the cost of silver, the fineness was reduced to 50% silver and 50% copper. A rare year, especially in high grade; the last example of this type that we can find that has been sold publicly was as part of the Arielle Collection in September, 2013, where a "Choice uncirculated" example sold for 720 GBP hammer ($1,157 at the time). Lovely light rainbow toning along the peripheries.

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    January, 2016
    10th Sunday
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