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 £3,000

Estimate: £4,000 - £5,000

Charles II (1660-1685), Shilling, 1666, first bust variety, elephant below, no stop before dei, stop after hib, harp with 5 strings (ESC 507 var. [1026]; S 3373). Obverse very fine, reverse extremely fine with some mint bloom but with adjustment mark on French arms, very rare; among the finest available to commerce £4,000-£5,000


Provenance: Bt Empire Coin Co October 1965