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Auction 22004  23 Jan 2022
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Starting price: 25 000 GBP
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The Lost Collection of Simon English Esq. | Henry VIII (1509-1547), Second Coinage, 'Double Ryal' or Sovereign, 1541, [Tariffed at 22s6d], (m.m.) hENRICVS : DEI : GRACIA : REX | + ANGLIE : ET : FRANC .' DNS : hIB .', saltire stops, dies refurbished with re-punched legends, King enthroned, holding sword and sceptre, fretted throne back, rev. (m.m.) IhESUS : AVTEM : TRANSIENS : PER : MEDIVM : ILLORVM : IBAT, Royal shield set on Tudor Rose inside ornate floral tressure, alternating leopards and lys in inner spandrels, plain in outer spandrels, 15.34g [236.8grns], 2h, m.m. Lis 3 [over sunburst on obverse] / arrow (Bruun 549 same dies; Thellusson 33 = M W Hall 103 same dies; Corbally-Browne - Fletcher 50 same dies; Shand 10 same dies; Dangar 104 same dies; J C S Rashleigh [1953], 20 same dies; Parsons [1954], 31; Sotheby's, 11 July 1961 = M W Hall, 102 same dies) Schneider I, 570, same dies; Whitton dies O1d/R7; North 1782; Spink 2267), a lovely full round specimen with usual die softness to portrait, otherwise lightly toned, a pleasing very fine, very rare with only fourteen examples traced. Subject to 20% VAT on Buyerís Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.
Provenance
The Lost Collection of Simon English Esq.
Spink, by private treaty, 4 June 1963 - £625.0.0
Dr Ernest Christison Carter, collection dispersed by Baldwin from 1950
Estimate: £30000 - £40000
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