Edward VI Durham House Mint Shilling
Edward VI (1547-1553), Shilling, second period (Jan.1549-Apr.1550), Durham House Mint, 80 grain weight standard at a reduced fineness of 6oz. 2dwt. crowned bust right, bust 5 style, initial mark bow both sides, rev quartered arms upon frame, E to left, R to right, 4.18g (Bispham 5F; N.1924; S.2472).
Ragged chipped rim with a series of dark spots on reverse, weak portrait, otherwise toned almost fine / good fine for issue and rare.
ex Alfred Bole Collection, Sixpences part II, DNW, 9th December 2010, lot 23