Silver Counters of the Van Der Passe School, from the Collection of Colin Narbeth

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Date of Auction: 11th June 2014

Sold for £820

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Sovereigns of England, &c, half-length, silver counters (16, of the set of 36), c. 1635-7, all c. 24mm, viz. Edward the Confessor, Harold II, Henry I, John, Henry III, Edward II, Edward III, Edward IV, Henry VII, Mary, Charles I, Philip II of Spain, Anne of Denmark, Henry Prince of Wales, Frederick of Bohemia, Charles Louis (Mitchiner 1, 2, 5 [4851], 9 [4854], 10, 12 [4856], 13, 18 [4861], 21, 24, 27, 28 [4866], 29, 30, 31, 33 [4868]; MI I, 380/282) [16]. Generally about very fine, some toned and of excellent workmanship, a scarce group £1,000-1,500

Footnote

Provenance: Harold II and Philip II bt Baldwin; John and Henry III bt N. Mills May 2002; Edward II bt M. Davidson.

A good illustration of all these appears on the DNW website