Ancient, British and World Coins, Tokens, Tickets and Passes, Historical and Art Medals, Numismatic Books and Banknotes (24 & 25 June 2003)

Date of Auction: 24th & 25th June 2003

Sold for £5,800

Estimate: £4,000 - £5,000

Edward VI (1547-1553), Sovereign of Twenty Shillings, mm. tun, crowned half-length figure in armour holding sword and orb, rev. crowned square topped shield supported by rampant lion and dragon, er in tablet below, 11.19g/10h (SCBI Schneider, 691, same rev. die; N 1927; S 2450). A little crimped and portrait slightly double-struck, obverse very fine, reverse better, very rare (£4,000-5,000)

Footnote

Provenance:
SCMB July 1979 (A 764).

See Colour Plate I