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New record for a British Coin

Posted on Fri, 17 January 2020 by Phil Mussell - General News, Coin News

An Edward VIII sovereign, one of only six minted as patterns before the king abdicated in 1936, has sold for a record £1m in the US. Bought by a private collector, it is thought that the coin will now make its way back to Britain having been in America since it was last sold in 2014 for the then record sum of £516,000. More on this story in the March issue of COIN NEWS.