15th Feb, 2023 10:30 GMT/BST

Coins & Banknotes

  Lot 89


12 x Silver Crowns, comprising: George III [date illegible], obv. laureate head right, rev. Pistrucci's St. George and the dragon, obv. engraved 'D', Poor; and 11 x Victoria including 4 x 'Jubilee Head' 1889(x2) and 1890(x2) rev. Pistrucci, Good to VG; and 7 x 'Old Head' 1893(x2), 1895(x2), 1898, 1899 and 1900, each with rev. Pistrucci, VG to Fine; together with a Victoria double florin 1888 obv. Jubilee bust left, rev. crowned cruciform shields, sceptres in angles, VG

Sold for £250
Estimated at £150 - £250


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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