15th Feb, 2023 10:30 GMT/BST

Coins & Banknotes

Lot 26


3 x Holy Roman Empire, Silver Coins, comprising: Austria, 3 Kreuzer 1690 (20mm, 1.39g), Hall mint, obv. LEOPOLDVS D G ROM I S A G H B R, laureate and armoured bust of Leopold I right (Holy Roman Emperor 1658-1705), rev. ARCHID AVS DVX B CO TY around conjoined crowned shields of Austria and Tyrol, (KM 1245), lustrous virtually as struck, AUNC; Hungary, Quarter Thaler 1700 (32mm, 7.08g), Nagybanya mint, obv. LEOPOLD D G R I S A GER HVN BOH REX, rhombus enclosing laureate bust of Leopold I, crowned arms in field to left and Madonna and child in field to right, rev. ARCHI AVS DVX BV MA MO COM TY 1700 around crowned imperial eagle dividing N B within rhombus (KM 250), rev. struck slightly off-centre, remnant of edge mount at 12 o’clock otherwise well-struck with good edge and surfaces, VF to GVF; and Prince-Archbishopric of Salzburg, Johann Ernst von Thun (1687-1709) 2 Kreuzer 1708 (17mm, 1.15g), obv. I0 ERN D G ARCHIEPSIS, oval shield of the Prince-Archbishop's arms, rev. SALISBURGENSIS 1708 around ornate round shield with arms of Salzburg and Austria, value below in circle, (cf.KM 280), AVF

Sold for £50
Estimated at £80 - £120


Auction: Coins & Banknotes, 15th Feb, 2023

An interesting and eclectic mix of coins spanning over 1000 years of history will go under the hammer in Tennants Auctioneers’ Coins & Banknotes Sale on 15th February. Amongst the nearly 600 lots are rare and fine examples such as a Gold Proof Set issued in 1937 to mark the Coronation of George VI, an AE Drachm produced in Alexandria mint in the reign of the Ptolemy III Euergetes (246-221 BC), a Portuguese Joao V (1720-56) 4 Escudos (Peca) minted in Lisbon in 1727 and two consecutively numbered Bank of England white five pounds.


Tuesday 14th February 10am-5pm and the morning of the sale from 8am

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