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

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Date of Auction: 18th September 2018

Sold for £2,600

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Silver, First period [1560 to 24 October 1561, contemporary with Second hammered issue], Shilling, mm. star, bust A, plain dress, 32mm, 6.12g/12h (Borden/Brown 14, O1/R1; N 2022; S 2589). A few light scratches on obverse, unusual dark patina, otherwise about very fine, very rare; the first currency issue milled Shilling £1,000-1,500


Provenance: A Good Private Collection of English Shillings, Glendining Auction, 28 July 1999, lot 485