Ancient, British and World Coins, Tokens, Jetons, Medals and Books (2 & 3 April 2014)

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Date of Auction: 2nd & 3rd April 2014

Sold for £4,900

Estimate: £5,000 - £6,000

Charles I (1625-1649), Pattern Broad or Halfcrown, 1630, by N. Briot, in silver, signed b both sides, uncrowned bust left with falling lace collar, rev. crowned garnished square-topped shield, crowned c r at sides, 13.39g/6h (SCBI Brooker 1245, same dies; MI I, 257/44; N 2661). A few edge marks, otherwise about very fine and toned, extremely rare £5,000-6,000

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Provenance: British Museum Duplicates; G. Hamilton-Smith Collection, Glendining Auction, 23-5 May 1927, lot 373 (part); T.B. Clarke-Thornhill Collection, Glendining Auction, 24-8 May 1937, lot 493; H.M. Lingford Collection, Part I, Glendining Auction, 24-6 October 1950, lot 471 [from Baldwin April 1945]; C. Adams Collection, Spink Auction 177, 1 December 2005, lot 150