Coins, Tokens and Historical Medals

To be Sold on: 20 February 2019

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

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Henry VII (1485-1509), Profile issue, Groat, Tentative type, mm. cross-crosslet, tressure of arches around bust, reads henric v·i·i di gra rex agl z fr, saltire stops, rev. reads adivtoe, 2.46g/11h (P & W III (c); SCBI Ashmolean –; N 1746; S 2255). Nearly very fine, but surfaces a little rough and porous and edge slightly ragged between 3 and 6 o’clock, excessively rare; only four specimens known £4,000-£6,000

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Henry VII (1485-1509), Profile issue, Groat, Tentative type, mm. cross-crosslet, tressure of arches around bust, reads henric v·i·i di gra rex agl z fr, saltire stops, rev. reads adivtoe, 2.46g/11h (P & W III (c); SCBI Ashmolean –; N 1746; S 2255). Nearly very fine, but surfaces a little rough and porous and edge slightly ragged between 3 and 6 o’clock, excessively rare; only four specimens known £4,000-£6,000
Provenance: F.A. Walters Collection, Part II, Sotheby Auction, 24-7 October 1932, lot 393 (part) “much over-cleaned”; R.C. Lockett Collection, Part III, Glendining Auction, 4-6 November 1958, lot 3204; T.W.J.D. Dupree Collection; SNC September 1989 (4666).

Of the other three specimens, two are in the British Museum; the third most recently sold in the R.A. Shuttlewood Collection, Spink Auction 151, 15 March 2001, lot 79 (ex Duchess of Beaufort, Walters (I, lot 515), Lockett (1724) and Norweb (III, lot 897) Collections)