Spink's Autumn sale of British coins
will take place on September 25th. This is the best
selection of English, Scottish, Irish and Anglo-Gallic coins
offered in London this season.
Included in the sale is part II of the Ross Blakey collection of
Tudor coins with good examples of many denominations and rarities
including an Edward VI gold Crown and an Elizabeth I 'portcullis
money' 4 Testerns of 1601, struck for use by the East India Company
in its first ventures.
Above: Lot 464
Elizabeth I, Portcullis money, 4-Testerns
Left: Lot 408
Edward VI, second period, Crown
This collection follows on from the
Keith Smalley Collection which has some excellent and rare English
and Scottish coins including a Bedwyn mint Penny of Edward the
Confessor and a Cricklade mint penny of William the Conqueror.
Above: Lot 190
William I, Paxs Penny, Cricklade
Edward the Confessor, Penny, Bedwyn, Cilda
Of particular interest in this collection is one of the best
offerings of Anglo-Gallic coins for some time, from the medieval
English lands in France, including an extremely rare coin from
Bergerac struck of Henry Duke of Lancaster c. 1350.
Above: Lot 318
Highlights of the sale also include Sovereigns of Henry VII,
VIII, Mary and Elizabeth I along with four Five Guinea pieces of
Charles II, James II, William and Mary and Anne.
This is also a rare opportunity to bid
on a number of important gold coins, including:
Above: Lot 538
Henry VII, Sovereign, type IV
Above: Lot 672
Anne, Five Guineas, 1711
Speaking of the sale, British coins
specialist William MacKay said 'this sale has found depth in the
range and quality of coins on offer and is a must for anyone
looking to acquire rare British coins.'
here to view the catalogue and bid online with Spink Live.
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