British Coins from the Collection formed by Major William Tapp, MC

Date of Auction: 15th March 2017

Sold for £9,000

Estimate: £4,000 - £5,000

Edward VI (1547-1553), BRITISH COINS, Edward VI (1547-1553), Second period, Half-Sovereign, Tower, mm. arrow, uncrowned bust right, transposed legends, 5.45g/3h (SCBI Schneider 670; N 1908; S 2435). Light scratch in reverse field, otherwise good very fine with attractive portrait and toning £4,000-5,000


Provenance: C. Anthony Collection; bt Seaby February 1948 [the ticket confirms that the original intention was for this coin to have been listed as G 709 in the March 1948 Bulletin]