English Hammered Gold Coins from the Collection of Barry Allen

Date of Auction: 24th September 2008

Sold for £3,600

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,000

Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Third issue, Halfcrown, mm. lion, bust 4D, 1.41g/11h (Brown/Comber J9; SCBI Schneider –; N 1996; S 2524A). Struck on an irregular flan and a little creased, otherwise about very fine, very rare (£2,500-3,000)


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