The North Yorkshire Moors Collection of British Coins & Tokens formed by Marvin Lessen (29 January 2020)

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Date of Auction: 29th January 2020

Sold for £2,600

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Charles I (1625-1649), Pontefract, Shilling, 1648, type 2, large crown above c r, rev. castle gateway, obs to left, p c [Pontefract Castle] dividing value at right, date below, lozenge-shaped flan, 6.50g/12h (Hird 276-8 and SCBI Brooker 1233, same dies; N 2647; S 3149). Fine, grey tone, rare £1,500-£2,000

Footnote

Provenance: Sotheby Auction, 24 June 1970, lot 80