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91001530

Unique Pedigreed Piedfort Sixpence of Charles I

CNG 91, Lot: 1530. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $6000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

STUART. Charles I. 1625-1649. Piedfort AR Sixpence (26mm, 5.87 g, 11h). Group D, type 3. Tower (London) mint; im: harp. Struck 1632-1633. Fourth bust left, crowned and mantled; VI (mark of value) to right / Garnished coat-of-arms; C R across field. Brooker 606 (this coin); cf. North 2240 (regular issue); cf. SCBC 2811 (same). VF, toned. Unique.


Ex John Godfrey Brooker Collection, no. 606; Richard Cyril Lockett Collection (Part VII, Glendining, 4 November 1958), lot 3432 (includes original ticket); Henry Webb Collection (Part I, Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 9 July 1894), lot 440; John Edward Makon ‘Jem’ Rishton Collection (Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 13 July 1875), lot 71.