Auction Catalogue

7 & 8 September 2021

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Coins, Historical Medals and Antiquities

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Lot

№ 137 x

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7 September 2021

Hammer Price:
£4,800

Henry VIII (1509-1547), Third coinage, Testoon, Tower, mm. lis, reads adivtorivm, broken saltire stops both sides, mostly Lombardic letters, 7.38g/11h (Jacob O2/R6; N 1841; S 2364). Lightly tooled on both sides to enhance portrait and design, otherwise very fine, rare £2,400-£3,000

Provenance: G. Kerslake Collection, Glendining Auction, 18-20 September 1929, lot 383 (part); C.S. Smith Collection; W. Lothian Collection, Spink Auction 62, 19 November 1987, lot 2