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Auction: 18025 - The Pywell-Phillips Collection of English Milled Silver and Copper Coins
Lot: 5

Cromwell, Pattern Sixpence, 1658, "Dutch copy", struck on a thin silver flan by an unknown artist working in the Low Countries, olivar. d. g. r. p. ang. sco. hib. pro, laureate and draped bust left, rev. en médaille, pax qvaeritvr bello, crowned shield, edge milled, 3.72g (Lessen M42; Norweb II, 433, {same dies, albeit edge plain}; ESC 262 [R5] {1505}; S.3229), several die flaws through date and in other areas of reverse legend, otherwise toned, extremely fine, and of the highest rarity

Marshall collection, Spink 167, 31 March 2004, lot 189
Spink Numismatic Circular, August-September 1942, no. 15809 - £12.0.0
T B Clarke Thornhill, Glendining, 24 May 1937, lot 596 - £9.5.0 (to Spink)
G J Bascom, Sotheby, 15-16 June 1914, lot 189 - £3 (to Baldwin)
Viscount Dillon, Sotheby, 27 June - 2 July 1892, lot 174 - £15 (to Lincoln)

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