15th Feb, 2023 10:30 GMT/BST

Coins & Banknotes

  Lot 76


8 x Sixpences, comprising: Anne 1707 obv. plain bust left, rev. crowned cruciform shields, plumes in angles, (S.3619: Bull 1455; ESC 1590), GFine; 2 x George II: 1757 obv. old laureate bust left, rev. crowned cruciform shields, plain angles, (S.3711; Bull 1762; ESC 1622), near Fine; and 1758 obv. and rev. as before, (S.3711; Bull 1763; ESC 1622), EF; 3 x George III: 1787(x2) obv. old laureate bust right, rev. semée of hearts in Hanoverian shield, (S.3749; Bull 2190; ESC 1629), GVF to AEF; and 1816 obv. 'Bull' head right, rev. crowned shield of arms, (S.3791; Bull 2191; ESC 1630), AEF; and 2 x William IV: 1834 and 1836 each obv. bear head right, rev. crowned denomination within wreath, near Fine

Sold for £240
Estimated at £150 - £200


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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