English Hammered Gold Coins from the Collection of Barry Allen

Date of Auction: 24th September 2008

Sold for £4,500

Estimate: £3,000 - £3,500

Edward VI (1547-1553), Second period, Crown, Tower, mm. Y on obv. only, crowned bust, scvtvm legend on rev., double diamond stops, 2.86g/12h (cf. SCBI Schneider 677; N 1914; S 2442). A little creased, otherwise about very fine, very rare (£3,000-3,500)

Footnote

Provenance:
R.C. Lockett Collection, Part II, Glendining Auction, 11-17 October 1956, lot 1870
Spink Auction 67, 16 November 1988, lot 43
bt M. Vosper 1995