Collection of British Coins formed by the late Ronald Hansen

Date of Auction: 18th September 2013

Sold for £6,000

Estimate: £4,000 - £5,000

Charles II (1660-1685), Crown, 1679, third bust, edge tricesimo primo (ESC 56; S 3358). Good extremely fine, some original brilliance underlying the attractive tone £4,000-5,000

Footnote

Provenance: E.C. Carter Collection; J.F.H. Checkley Collection, Glendining Auction, 10 February 1965, lot 69; bt Spink (Australia) November 1977

Of comparable quality to the specimen which fetched £7,500 hammer in St James’s Auction 23, 4 February 2013, lot 158