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Triton XXIII – Session Four – World Coinage Part II, British Coinage and Medals, and Large Lots

Lot nuber 1317

TUDOR. Elizabeth I. 1558-1603. AV Sovereign (34mm, 14.98 g, 10h). Sixth issue. Tower (London) mint; im: escallop. Struck 1584-1586.


Triton XXIII – Session Four – World Coinage Part II, British Coinage and Medals, and Large Lots
Lot: 1317.
 Estimated: $ 15 000

British, Gold

Sold For $ 35 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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TUDOR. Elizabeth I. 1558-1603. AV Sovereign (34mm, 14.98 g, 10h). Sixth issue. Tower (London) mint; im: escallop. Struck 1584-1586. ELIZABETH · D’· G’· ANG’· FRA’· ET · HI’· REGINA · ·, Elizabeth, holding lis-tipped scepter in right hand, left hand set on globus cruciger propped on her knee, seated facing on ornate throne with pellets on back and pillars with single pellets; all within tressure of arches; portcullis (with chains) below / A · DNO’· FACTV’· EST · ISTVD · ET · EST · MIRAB’ · IN · OCVLIS · NRS, coat-of-arms at center of Tudor rose. Brown & Comber A17; Schneider 780 (same rev. die); North 2003; SCBC 2529. Evenly struck. Toned. Good VF.

From the James & Martha Robertson Collection, purchased from Spink, April 2002. Ex I. Ure Collection (Mark Rasmussen FPL 2, Spring 2002), no. C107; ‘125th Anniversary Celebration sale’ (Baldwin’s 15, 13 October 1997) lot 27; Seaby Coin & Medal Bulletin 642 (February 1972), no. G174.


The final winners of all Triton XXIII lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 14-15 January 2020. Triton XXIII – Session Four – World Coinage Part II, British Coinage and Medals, and Large Lots will be held Wednesday afternoon, 15 January 2020 beginning at 2:00 PM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and in person at the public auction, 22.50% for all others.