Patterns of Elizabeth I from the Collection of Walter Wilkinson

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Date of Auction: 18th September 2013

Sold for £1,350

Estimate: £500 - £700

Pattern Groat or medalet, 1601, in silver, mm. star on obv. only, crowned bust of Queen three-quarters left, wearing high ruff, · vnvm · a · deo · dvobvs · svstineo, rev. afflictorvm · conservatrix, crowned royal monogram, 4.21g/6h (BMC 8; N 2050). A cast specimen, trifling metal flaw at upper left of bust, otherwise very fine and toned, rare £500-700


Provenance: A.E. Weightman Collection, Sotheby Auction, 20 December 1926, lot 3; SNC September 1968 (CC 4120)