A Specialist Group of Milled Silver Coins

Date of Auction: 10th March 2020

Sold for £300

Estimate: £150 - £200

Elizabeth II (1952- ), Halfcrowns (24), 1953, dies 1+A, dies 2+A (2, one Proof), 1954-60, all dies 1+B, 1961 (3, 1+B (2, one on a polished blank), 1+B*, 1962 (4, dies 1+B, 1+C, 2+B, 2+C), 1963-7, all dies 2+C, 1970 (2, both Proof), dies 2+C, 3+C (Davies 2310-11, 2320-39; ESC 4349, 4350, 4354, 4357, 4360, 4363, 4366, 4369, 4371, 4375-6, 4379, 4382, 4384, 4386, 4388, 4390, 4392; [798]; S 4137, 4145) [24]. Mostly about a struck £150-£200

Footnote

1961 1+B* is a variety without the EF initials below the shield and with the CT initials only partly visible. This variety, listed as 798Q in old editions of ESC, is omitted from the new version as the editor feels it is ‘almost certainly due to a filled die’