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Edward VI Durham House Mint Shilling


Edward VI Durham House Mint Shilling

Edward VI (1547-1553), Shilling, 1549, second period (Jan.1549-Apr.1550), Durham House Mint, 60 grain weight standard at a reduced fineness of 8oz. 2dwt. crowned bust right, bust 1 style, transposed legends, initial mark bow both sides, rev quartered arms upon frame, E to left, R to right, 3.78g (Bispham 3B; N.1923; S.2465C).

Light scratches on obverse and reverse, weak centre both sides, slightly uneven shape, otherwise toned fine for issue and very rare.

ex Alfred Bole Collection, Sixpences part III, DNW, 16th March 2011, lot 1.