England 1550 shilling

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Heritage sale 3049, lot 30872
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This specimen was lot 30872 in Heritage sale 3049 (Long Beach, September 2016), where it sold for $2,115. The catalog description[1] noted, "Edward VI Shilling 1550 AU50 NGC, Tower mint, Second period, Swan mm, An attractive example of this issue, weak in places but with an excellent portrait and stunning patina. A small edge chip is not[ed] at 11 o'clock." The date is expressed as "M.D.L." on the reverse.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: S-2466, North-1919/1.


  • [1]Cristiano Bierrenbach, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World Coin Auction 3049, featuring the Ohio Valley Collection, the Redwood Collection and the F.P. Briand Collection, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2016.
  • 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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