Collection of Sixpences formed by the late Alfred Bole

Date of Auction: 26th September 2011

Sold for £1,350

Estimate: £500 - £600

Edward VI (1547-1553), Second period, 6 oz. issue, Testoons, MDXLIX, Tower I, mm. arrow (over G on rev.), bust 3, 4.40g/11h (N 1917/1; S 2466). Striking split at 4 o’clock and shield weakly struck, otherwise nearly very fine with clear portrait, the overmark clear and very rare £500-600

Footnote

Provenance: R.A. Shuttlewood Collection, Spink Auction 151, 15 March 2001, lot 237