Coins of Elizabeth I from the Collection Formed by Walter Wilkinson

Date of Auction: 6th April 2021

Sold for £1,700

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,500

Elizabeth I (1558-1603), First issue, Shilling, mm. lis, bust 1B, wire-line inner circles, pearls on bodice, reads elizabeth d g ang fra z hib reg’, 6.16g/11h (BCW LS-2F:LS-e1; N 1985; S 2548). Small dent on forehead, otherwise good very fine with attractive gun-metal tone


Provenance: SNC October 1981 (7282); J.R. Hulett Collection, Part III, DNW Auction 144, 21 February 2018, lot 79 [from P.F. Purvey January 1985]