British, Italian and World Coins, Commemorative Medals, Numismatic Books (16 & 17 June 2010)
Date of Auction: 16th & 17th June 2010
Sold for £190
Estimate: £90 - £120
FootnoteProvenance: E.W. Danson Collection [*first bt C. Thompson August 1980; second bt Spink].
The attribution to Lady Arbella (or Arabella) remains unconfirmed, but the sentiment expressed in the reverse inscription is thought to refer to the unhappy separation she endured from her husband, William Seymour, and her subsequent incarceration in the Tower, where she starved herself to death in 1615 at the age of 40