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38mm dia 2mm thick seratted edge date 1889 one side queen

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38mm dia 2mm thick seratted edge

date 1889
one side queen Victoria head
one side George & the Dragon
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Frank replied 3 years ago.

Frank :

Hello and Welcome,
My name isXXXXX am a Personal Property Appraiser and would be happy to assist you with your question.
Can you tell me if you coin has been in circulation? Are there any scratches, dents or wear to the metal?

Frank :

Thanks for your time today,
Frank

Customer:

the coiln has not been in circulation

Customer:

there are a few scratches after all it has been around for along time

Frank :

Thank you, XXXXX XXXXX wanted to make sure before we move ahead that this is a silver coin as opposed to a gold coin from 1889

Customer:

i think it is silver

Frank :

Ok, perfect, thank you for getting back to me.

Frank :

Your 1889 Silver crown is composed of 92.5% sterling silver.

Customer:

what is it worth

Frank :

Minted by the Royal Mint, the coin in uncirculated condition with minor scratching would have a resale value of 175 -200 GBP based on the overall condition

Customer:

in poor condition what is it worth

Frank :

The condition makes up a major part of the resale value, scratches metal wear and fading can detract heavily from the resale value.

Frank :

In poor condition you would be looking at between 40-70GBP

Frank :

If you have any further questions about the coin I would be happy to assist I hope this information was helpful to you today,
Best of luck with your antique coin ,
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Frank
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