Important British and World Coinsxx (30 September 2009)

Date of Auction: 30th September 2009

Sold for £1,200

Estimate: £500 - £700

David I (1124-1153), Sterling, Period C, Roxburgh, Hugo, [hvgo on] roca[s], 1.26g/12h (SCBI 35 –; B 6, fig. 5, same obv. die; S 5007). Much of legends flat, otherwise good fine, rare £500-700


Provenance: A. Sutherland Collection, Spink Auction 64, 23 June 1988, lot 1.

Previously catalogued as having VGO visible on the reverse, the present cataloguer is inclined to interpret it as OCA, with the tail of an R in front