15th Feb, 2023 10:30 GMT/BST

Coins & Banknotes

  Lot 178


4 x George II, Shillings comprising: 1739 obv. young laureate and cuirassed bust left, rev. crowned cruciform shields, roses in angles, (S.3701; Bull 1713; ESC 1201), GFine; 1743 obv. old laureate bust left, rev. as before, (S.3702; Bull 170; ESC 1203), near Fine; and 1745(x2) obv. LIMA below bust, rev. plain angles, (S.3703; Bull 1724; ESC 1205), near Fine to Fine

Sold for £220
Estimated at £100 - £150


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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