Collection of Sixpences formed by the late Alfred Bole

Date of Auction: 26th September 2011

Sold for £900

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,500

Edward VI (1547-1553), Second period, 6 oz. issue, Testoons, Durham House, mm. bow, transposed legends, wire-line inner circles, 4.75g/12h (Bispham 4D; N 1925; S 2472A). Small striking split at 4 o’clock and slightly crimped, otherwise fine with a clear portrait, extremely rare


Provenance: P. Finn FPL 11, November 1997 (268), recté S 2472A, with his ticket stating ‘The best I have seen of the bust’