British and World Coins (21 June 2011)

Date of Auction: 21st June 2011

Sold for £700

Estimate: £600 - £800

David II, First coinage, First issue, Halfpenny, mm. cross pattée, david dei gratia, as double-barred, angled sceptre, rev. rex scotorvm, Roman m double-barred, mullet of five points in second and third quarters, 0.59g/2h (Holmes/Stewartby Fg; B 1 var.; S 5083). Striking split at 10 o’clock and spademarked both sides, otherwise nearly very fine, very rare £600-800


Provenance: Found near Bedale, N. Yorkshire; DNW Auction 55, 8 October 2002, lot 654