England 1567 6 pence

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Goldberg sale 98, lot 2876
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This specimen was lot 2876 in Goldberg sale 98 (Los Angeles, June 2017), where it sold for $1,175. The catalog description[1] noted, "Great Britain. Sixpence, 1567. Elizabeth I, 1558-1603. Third & Fourth issue. Mint mark, Lion. Obverse, crowned portrait of queen with Tudor rose behind. Reverse, quartered shield of arms with date above. Mint state and with probably the most sharply defined bust of Elizabeth we have seen. NGC graded MS-62. WINGS." This type is listed for 1566-73.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: S.2562.

Source:

  • 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.
  • [1]Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, John Lavender, Yifu Che, Jason Villareal and Stephen Harvey, Goldberg Sale 98: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2017.

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