Ancient, British and World Coins. Tokens, Tickets and Passes. Historical and Art Medals. Numismatic Books. British and World Banknotes (19 June 2002)

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Date of Auction: 19th June 2002

Sold for £1,600

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,500

Guinea, 1685, first bust, elephant and castle (SCBI Schneider 456; MCE 124; S 3401). Surface mark on cheek, otherwise good very fine and retaining some mint bloom, very rare (£1,200-1,500)

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Provenance:
Bt Spink.

Compares favourably with the Schneider specimen. See Colour Plate I