The Paget Edward VI Crown
TUDOR. Edward VI.
|Sale: Triton XI, Lot: 1682. Estimate $7500.
Closing Date: Monday, 7 January 2008.
Sold For $7500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
1547-1553. AR Crown (30.83 g, 6h). Third period; fine silver issue. Tower mint; mm: y. Dated 1551. ЄDVVΛRD’. VI : D’ G’. ΛGL’: FRΛ’: Z : hIB’: RЄX : • :, Edward, in full armor and holding sword in right hand, on horseback right; •1551• below / : POSVI • DЄVm : ΛDIVTORЄ’: mЄV’:, royal shield over long cross fourchée. Lingford dies G/7; North 1933; SCBC 2478. Near EF, toned. The finest known of this very rare die G.
From the W.B. and R.E. Montgomery Collection. Ex Captain H.E.G. Paget Collection (Glendining, 25 September 1946), lot 1.