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Auction: 19040 - The Waterbird Collection of Choice Numismatic Rarities
Lot: 5

Elizabeth I (1558-1603), portcullis money, Eight-Testerns, 27.55g, undated (1600-01), m.m. O both sides, toothed borders and inner circles both sides, elizabeth. d.' g.' ang.' fr.' et. hib.' regina., crown over plain square topped shield dividing crowned e-r, rev. posvi. devm. adivtorem. mevm., crown over portcullis (Prid.1; S.2607A), some metal flaws otherwise a handsome example, almost extremely fine, very rare, in NGC 'Waterbird' holder, graded AU55 (Cert. #4861777-004)

provenance
Slaney II, Spink auction 229, 14 May 2015, lot 321
Capt. H E G Paget, Glendining, 25 September 1946, lot 30, 'extremely fine, very rare', £30.0.0 (with his ticket)
H Webb Jnr, dispersed by Baldwin (acquired 6 June 1942)

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Estimate
£30,000 to £40,000