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 £8,000

Estimate: £4,000 - £5,000

Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Pound of Twenty Shillings, mm. lion and tun on obv., tun on rev., crowned bust left, wearing ruff and ornate dress, rev. crowned square topped shield between er, double annulet stops, 11.23g/4h (Brown/Comber F3; SCBI Schneider 797, same dies; N 2008: S 2534). Some hairline scratches but extremely fine, the double mark very rare, especially in this state of preservation (£4,000-5,000)

Footnote

Provenance:
Bt Spink.

See Colour Plate I