The toning on this silver coin is so strong, it looks like a copper piece. But it is silver, stained naturally over the years by atmospheric impurities. It is a beautiful specimen, in my opinion. But many collectors shun toned coins.
CoinQuest thanks British coin expert Tony Clayton for use of his coin image.
Our listings quote approximate catalog values for these coins, which look the same and differ only in size and weigth.
SIX PENCE (19 mm diameter, 0.08 troy ounces silver)
worn: $8 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $25
well preserved: $120
fully uncirculated: $350
six pence dated 1827 catalog at $400 in well preserved condition
SHILLING (22 mm diameter, 0.17 troy ounces silver)
worn: $14 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $40
well preserved: $150
fully uncirculated: $400
shillings dated 1827 catalog at $350 in well preserved condition
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