Ancient, British and World Coins and Banknotes (7 October 2004)

Date of Auction: 7th October 2004

Sold for £100

Estimate: £90 - £120

Cambridgeshire, Cambridge, Skidmore’s Globe series, Penny, 1797, Christ’s College Gate, rev. globe, edge lettered, 24.15g/12h (DH 2 and Middlesex 115). Minor marks, otherwise extremely fine with a hint of original colour (£90-120)

Footnote

Provenance:
Fawcett/Litman Collection.

Christ’s College, founded in 1506 by Margaret, Countess of Richmond and mother of Henry VII; the gateway was erected between 1505 and 1511