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Charles II Silver Pattern “Petition” Crown Coin, $960,000, Heritage Auctions

Charles II “Petition” Crown

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All prices include the buyer’s premium
by Ken Hall


Charles II “Petition” Crown A 1663 Charles II silver pattern “Petition” Crown coin, MS62 NGC, sold for $960,000 at a World & Ancient Coins Signature Auction held January 8th by Heritage Auctions, based in Dallas, TX. It was the most ever paid for a British silver coin. Also, a Henry III (1216-1272) gold penny of 20 Pence ND (c. 1257), brought $504,000; an Anne gold 5 Guineas, 1706, MS63 PCGS, rose to $408,000; and an 1868 Carol 1 gold proof pattern 20 Lei, PR62 Ultra Cameo NGC, hit $336,000.