Coins of Elizabeth I from the Collection Formed by Walter Wilkinson

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Date of Auction: 18th September 2018

Sold for £2,800

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,500

Silver, First period [1560 to 24 October 1561, contemporary with Second hammered issue], Shilling, mm. star, bust A, decorated dress, 31.5mm, 6.18g/6h (Borden/Brown 16, O3/R3; N 2023; S 2590-1). Small striking flaw in edge at 7 o’clock, otherwise good very fine and attractively toned, very rare as a die-combination on a large module flan £1,200-1,500


Provenance: H.A. Parsons Collection, Part II, Glendining Auction, 11-13 May 1954, lot 389; bt S. Mitchell October 1992