Irish, British, South African and World Coins (12 March 2008)

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Date of Auction: 12th March 2008

Unsold

Estimate: £8,000 - £10,000

Charles II (1660-1685), St Patrick’s coinage, Proof Farthing, in silver, no stars in rev. legend, edge grained, 5.34g/12h (S 6570 var; DF 344). Old scratches by St Patrick’s left shoulder, otherwise about very fine, extremely rare (£8,000-10,000)

Footnote

Provenance:
Carnegie Museum of Natural History Collection, Spink Auction 30, 3 June 1983, lot 245
Stack’s Auction (New York), 8 September 1988, lot 1239
Stack’s Auction (New York), 3 May 1989, lot 1175
Spink Noble Numismatics Auction 31 (Sydney), 1-2 March 1990, lot 2687
Stack’s Auction, 11 June 1997, lot 95
L. LaRiviere Collection, Spink Auction 178, 22 February 2006, lot 154