English and Anglo-Gallic Coins from the Michael Gietzelt Collection (23 January 2020)

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Date of Auction: 23rd January 2020

Sold for £3,200

Estimate: £2,000 - £2,600

James I (1603-1625), First coinage, Crown, mm. thistle, 29.81g/12h (FRC dies I/II [not in Sale]; N 2070; S 2643). Tiny drill-hole on housing, otherwise good very fine or better with attractive dark tone, the combination of dies very rare £2,000-£2,600


Provenance: J. Gibbs Collection; J.G. Murdoch Collection, Part I, Sotheby Auction, 31 March-4 April 1903, lot 742; R.C. Lockett Collection, Part II, Glendining Auction, 11-17 October 1956, lot 2132; Lord Rodney Smith Collection; ‘Welsh Marches” Collection, DNW Auction 154, 3 December 2018, lot 277