British Coins (26 September 2011)

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Date of Auction: 26th September 2011

Sold for £125,000

Estimate: £80,000 - £100,000

Charles I (1625-1649), Oxford mint, Triple Unite, 1644, mm. plumelet on obv. only, half-length figure left, holding sword and palm branch, pellet stops, rev. Declaration in three lines on continuous scroll, three Oxford plumes and value above, 1644 oxon below, pellet stops, group of five pellets after inimici, 26.81g/4h (B-J VII-S11; SCBI Brooker 841, this coin; SCBI Schneider 303, same dies; N 2385; S 2729). Raised die marks in obverse field, a few other minor surface marks, otherwise extremely fine or better, extremely rare £80,000-100,000


Provenance: E. Wigan Collection; J. Halliburton Young Collection, Sotheby Auction, 7-12 April 1881, lot 272; G.W. Egmont Bieber Collection, Sotheby Auction, 13-18 May 1889, lot 141; A.D. Clarke Collection, Christie’s Auction, 15-17 June 1891, lot 238; H. Clark Collection, Sotheby Auction, 23-6 May 1898, lot 277; Revd S.A. Thompson-Yates Collection; V.J.E. Ryan Collection, Part I, Glendining Auction, 28-30 June 1950, lot 524; L.A. Basmadjieff Collection, Glendining Auction, 15 July, 1953, lot 46; J.G. Brooker Collection; bt Spink