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Auction 17006  25-26 Sep 2017
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Commonwealth (1649-60), pattern Shilling, 6.20g, 1651, 32.1mm., m.m. mullet, by Ramage, same dies as Halfcrown, thinner flan, tooth border and rope inner circle, the. common. wealth. of. england, shield of England within laurel wreath, rev. coin alignment, gavrded. with. angeles., facing angel over conjoined shields of England and Ireland, edge milled, on a thin 0.9mm. flan (ESC 175 {445A} [R6]; N.2734; S.-), traces of red wax in recesses, a small mark to right of mullet, otherwise near extremely fine, and of the highest rarity.
Provenance:
Bt. Baldwins, 21 October 1987, £2,100
H M Lingford (with his ticket), August 1948
T B Clarke Thornhill, Sotheby, 24-28 May 1937, lot 583, £21

Bergne lists the Shillings of Ramage in his article of 1854/55, but as he does not list the weights of each pattern it is not possible to attribute this example to any one specimen on his list.
Estimate: £12,000.00 - £15,000.00
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