English Hammered Gold Coins from the Collection of Barry Allen

Date of Auction: 24th September 2008


Estimate: £900 - £1,000

Henry VIII (1509-1547), Second coinage, Halfcrown, Tower, mm. arrow, hi both sides (Jane Seymour), i between pellets, saltire stops, 1.77g/10h (Whitton p.181, iv/2; cf. SCBI Schneider 606; N 1795; S 2287). Chipped in legend and a little creased, otherwise better than very fine, very rare (£900-1,000)


The Property of a Gentleman, Glendining Auction, 12 October 1994, lot 199
bt KB Coins 1994