15th Feb, 2023 10:30 GMT/BST

Coins & Banknotes

  Lot 31


Norway, Silver 8 Skilling 1644 (21mm, 2.08g), under Danish King Christian IV, obv. [CHRIS]TIANUS IIII D G DAN NO, centre circle enclosing rampant lion holding an axe, rev. VANDAL GOTOR Q REX 1644 around circle enclosing value in four lines VIII SKILLI NG DA NSK, legend weakness to king’s name and date, small edge crack at 3 o’clock, slightly wavy flan, near Fine to Fine RARE

Sold for £130
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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