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1970 Proof Sets - what to look out for?

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Hi Everyone

My cousin has just given me 2 1970 proof sets which came from his grandfather.

I know there are things to look out for in these sets but I dont know exactly what.

Any help would be appreciated.



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Hi, the scarcest 1970 variety to look for is the Halfpenny with thin obverse rim. It has D of DEI pointing between beads

the Florin with the E of DEI to bead is quite scarce

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The Halfcrowns have 2 obverses, I in GRATIA to tooth or bead, I have found several of each of these

Sixpences, the last A in GRATIA to bead or right of bead, both are not too difficult to find.

The Halfpenny I have only ever found one with the thin rim.

I believe that there was a 1970 Proof set found with a 1967 Penny, that would be an amazing find. I can't remember where I read this, possibly in coincraft?

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