The Collection of Scottish Coins formed by Michael Gietzelt (16 September 2020)

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Date of Auction: 16th September 2020

Sold for £2,600

Estimate: £2,000 - £2,600

James VI (1567-1625), Before Accession, Third coinage, Eight Shillings, 1581, 5.54g/2h (SCBI 35, 1235; SCBI 58, 1450, same dies; B 1, fig. 930; S 5483). Good fine, struck on a full flan, toned, extremely rare £2,000-£2,600

Footnote

Provenance: R.W. Cochran Patrick Collection, Sotheby Auction, 30-1 March 1936, lot 277; C.H. Dakers Collection, Glendining Auction, 9 October 1946, lot 483; H.M. Lingford Collection, Glendining Auction, 20 June 1951, lot 1154; Stack’s Auction (New York), 30 April 1987, lot 1877; L.M. LaRivière Collection, Spink Auction 179, 29 March 2006, lot 176