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290, Lot: 542. Estimate $150.
Sold for $170. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

TUDOR. Henry VIII. 1509-1547. AR Penny (15mm, 0.62 g, 1h). Second coinage, sovereign type. Durham mint; Cuthbert Tunstall, bishop; im: star. Struck 1530-1534 or 1537-1541. Henry enthroned facing, holding lis-tipped scepter and globus cruciger; thone pillar on either side surmounted by lis / Coat-of-arms over long cross fourchée; C-D flanking shield. Whitton viii; Allen 211; North 1813; SCBC 2354. VF, toned.

From the Ridgegate Collection. Purchased from Seaby, 1963.