The Herman Selig Collection (Part III)

Date of Auction: 24th June 2003

Sold for £8,300

Estimate: £8,000 - £10,000

Mary (1553-1554), Fine Sovereign of Thirty Shillings, MDLIII [1553], mm. pomegranate, Queen enthroned holding sceptre and orb, portcullis below, rev. square topped shield within Tudor rose, 15.44g/11h (SCBI Schneider 704, same obv. die; N 1956; S 2488). Letter A faintly scratched on robes, otherwise extremely fine, well centred and with a very clear portrait, very rare (£8,000-10,000)

Footnote

Provenance:
Sir John Evans Collection;
R.C. Lockett Collection, Part II, Glendining Auction, 11-17 October 1956, lot 1922.

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