Coins, Tokens and Historical Medals (4 & 5 May 2021)

Date of Auction: 4th & 5th May 2021

Sold for £2,200

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,200

Charles I (1625-1649), Newark, Shilling, 1646, normal jewelled crown, rev. obs newark, 6.09g/12h (Hird 258, same dies; SCBI Brooker 1225 same dies; N 2640; S 3143). About very fine, struck on a gilt flan £1,000-£1,200

Footnote

Struck from the same reverse die and possibly from the same piece of gilt plate as Hird 265 – note the similarity of the reverse striations showing through from the undertype