England (1582) angel Fr-206

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Stack's Bowers ANA sale, lot 1012
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This specimen was lot 1012 in Stack's Bowers ANA auction (Chicago, August 2014), where it sold for $7,050. The catalog description[1] noted, "GREAT BRITAIN. Angel, ND (1582). Elizabeth I (1558-1603). NGC MS-62. Sword mintmark. An exceptional piece with nice luster." This angel was tariffed at six shillings and eight pence (one third of a pound). It was part of the fifth issue.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: gold, .992 fine, 5.18 g (80 grains).

Catalog reference: S-2525; North-1991/1; Fr-206.


  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, The August 2014 Chicago ANA Auction: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, Featuring the David O'Harrow Collection, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2014.
  • Lobel, Richard, Mark Davidson, Allan Hailstone and Eleni Calligas, Coincraft's Standard Catalogue of English and UK Coins, 1066 to Date, London: Coincraft, 1995.
  • Skingley, Philip, ed., Standard Catalogue of British Coins: Coins of England & the United Kingdom, 46th edition, London: Spink & Son, 2011.

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