1872 gothic florin error coin will auction in New York

An 1872 gothic florin diecap is the lead lot of a sale of British error coins at Spink New York on September 25.

The piece is expected to make $9,000-12,000.

gothic florin error
The 1872 florin displays a potentially unique error

It displays a rare concave "die dish" error and is believed to be unique.

Other lots include a James II (1686) Halfcrown with an off-centre strike.

Gregory J Cole, a senior numismatic expert at Spink, explains: "Generally, the Royal Mint was rather good at catching errors, thus this collection represents a sizeable offering of solid collector error coins."

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