Great Britain Gold - The Tom May Collection

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Lot 2918    Session 10 (7.30pm Wednesday)    Great Britain Gold - The Tom May Collection

Estimate $9,000
SOLD $16,500

ELIZABETH I, (1558-1603), milled coinage, 1561-70, gold half pound, mint mark star, 1560-6 (S.2543; N.2019/3) (BNJ 1983, obv 3, rev 1, this coin noted). Slightly crinkled, reverse die cud at 10 o'clock, good very fine/nearly extremely fine and very rare.

Ex Sheffield Collection, Spink Noble Sale 43 (lot 2703), earlier in N.C. Jany 1974 (198) and Seaby C. & M.B. June 1981 (EG 52). Borden & Brown note eight specimens from these dies and a total of forty five known of all dies.

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