Milled Coins of Elizabeth I from the Collection Formed by Walter Wilkinson

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Date of Auction: 18th September 2018

Sold for £22,000

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Gold, Halfcrown, mm. lis, bust E [1567-8], curly z in elizabeth, 1.39g/7h (Brown/Comber N2, but edge not serrated; Borden/Brown 11, O1/R1; N 2021/2; S 2545). Trifling surface marks and some doubling of proteget in legend, otherwise extremely fine and well-struck, a charming and exceptionally rare coin; very few specimens known


Provenance: A Small Group of Early English and Scottish Milled Gold Coins, Glendining Auction, 18-19 November 1970, lot 6; SNC May 1994 (3088).

Sold with relating letter from May Sinclair, 6 May 1994