Great Britain Silver & Bronze Coins

  PrevNext  

Lot 2093    SESSION 8 (2.30PM WEDNESDAY 1ST APRIL)    Great Britain Silver & Bronze Coins

Estimate $30,000
SOLD $26,000

ENGLAND, Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Portcullis silver four testerns (or reales), mm O, struck 1601/1, obverse legend ends REGI (Pr.2b; S. 2607B). Die cud or flaw at 2 o'clock on reverse, deep grey toned patina, extremely fine and very rare, one of the finest known.

Ex Noble Numismatics Sale 85B, lot 1628, the R.A.Climpson Collection. Previously Spink London in 1985 with ticket. Salvesen catalogue reported 46 known, of which 31 are in private hands.

Estimate / sale price does not include buyer's premium (currently 22% including GST) which is added to hammer price. All bids are executed on the understanding that the Terms & Conditions of sale have been read and accepted. For information on grading and estimates please refer to the Buying at Auction advice.

Quick find

View a lot by number and sale.

Adjacent lots

  • Lot 2091  

    ELIZABETH I, (1558-1603), milled coinage, sixpence, 1562 (S.2594). Brown tone, nearly very fine.

    Estimate $300

  • Lot 2092  

    ENGLAND, Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Portcullis silver eight testerns (or reales) or dollar (27.14g), mm O, ...

    Estimate $100,000

  • Lot 2093   This lot

    ENGLAND, Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Portcullis silver four testerns (or reales), mm O, struck 1601/1, obverse ...

    Estimate $30,000

  • Lot 2094  

    ENGLAND, Elizabeth I, (1558-1603), Portcullis silver two testerns (or reales), mm O, struck 1600/1, obverse ...

    Estimate $35,000

  • Lot 2095  

    ENGLAND, Elizabeth I, (1558-1603), Portcullis silver testern (or reale) mm. O, struck 1600/1, obverse legend ...

    Estimate $30,000