England (1550-53) 6 pence

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Ponterio sale 173, lot 1316
photo courtesy Stacks Bowers LLC

This specimen was lot 1316 in Ponterio sale 173 (New York, January 2013), where it sold for $446. The catalog description[1] noted, "GREAT BRITAIN. Sixpence, ND (ca.1550-53). London Mint. Edward VI (1547-53). Scarce. Tun mint marks. A bit of flat strike but nevertheless giving legend and portrait. VERY FINE."

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: S-2483; North-1938.


  • Lobel, Richard, Mark Davidson, Allan Hailstone and Eleni Calligas, Coincraft's Standard Catalogue of English and UK Coins, 1066 to Date, London: Coincraft, 1995.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio Sale 173: The January NYINC 2013 Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2012.

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