Coins, Medals and Paper Money of Ireland (5 December 2013)

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Date of Auction: 5th December 2013

Sold for £2,800

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Confederate Catholics, ‘Blacksmith’s’ issue, Halfcrown, mm. cross pattée with pellets/harp, no cross on housings, with groundline, reads mag, 13.05g/5h (Bull 30 [L-7]; S 6557A; DF 335). Some weakness in legends, otherwise very fine or better for issue, rare £1,500-2,000

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Provenance: Bloomsbury Auctions, 12 May 2005, lot 886