The Collection of Engraved Coins formed by the late Richard Law

Date of Auction: 11th February 2015

Sold for £300

Estimate: £150 - £200

England, Charles II, Crowns (4), 1662 (3), edge undated (2), obvs. engraved (The Gift of Mrs Messer to Mary Marfleet, Dec. 4 1782; Mary Preedy Born 7 Au. 1800), edge dated, obv. engraved (M. Wellard Born May 2d 1799), 1668 vicesimo, rev. planed flat except for date and engraved (Edward Beal Son of George and Martha Norris, Born August 19th 1851) [4]. Varied state £150-200


Provenance: First bt M. Crofts February 2005; second bt May 2013; third bt January 1992; fourth bt July 2012.

Edward Beale Norris, b. 19 August 1851, was baptised on 2 September 1851 at the Church of St John, Bury, Lancashire; his father George Norris was a schoolmaster