Patterns of Elizabeth I from the Collection of Walter Wilkinson

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Date of Auction: 18th September 2013

Sold for £2,900

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Pattern Halfpenny pledge, 1601, in silver, crowned royal monogram, rev. date above portcullis, edge plain, 0.93g/6h (BMC 6; N 2054). Virtually as struck and attractively toned, extremely rare £1,500-2,000


Provenance: A.E. Bagnall Collection; SNC April 1970 (4702).

Variously catalogued as a pattern halfpenny (which the weight would suggest) or a pattern farthing