15th Feb, 2023 10:30 GMT/BST

Coins & Banknotes

  Lot 22


4 x English Hammered, to include: 3 x Elizabeth I: shilling [1582-4], sixth issue, mm A, obv. crowned bust left, plain field, rev. long cross fourchée divides shield of arms, (S.2577), bust weak, scratches to obv. right field, otherwise full round flan with clear legends, better reverse, VG; and 2 x shillings, both third and fourth issues: 1571 mm castle obv. intermediate bust 4B, rose to right field, re. long cross fourchée divides shield of arms, (S.2562), flan full but bent, VG; and 1574 mm acorn, obv. larger bust 5A, rose to right field, rev. as before, (S.2563), deposit to legend at 10 o'clock, rough edges, otherwise near Fine; and James I shilling [1603-4], first coinage, mm thistle, obv. crowned second bust right, denomination XII to left field, rev. shield of arms, (S.1646), full round flan, bust weak with better rev., VG; together with a Charles II groat [undated] obv. crowned bust left, denomination IIII to right field, rev. shield of arms divides by cross fourchée, (S.3383), near Fine

Sold for £120
Estimated at £120 - £180


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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