15 March 2001
Henry VIII, Testoon, 7.24g., third coinage, Tower, m.m. lis with pellet in annulet, group B, bust 2, crowned bust facing with close cropped hair, HENRIC 8 D G AGL FRA Z HIB REX, Roman E and R and M , broken saltire stops lis mintmark over h, rev. reads ADIVTOREVM (Jacob O.9 var./R.11; N.1841; S.2365), striking crack at 7 o'clock, pale yellow tone, otherwise very fine with a good portrait, rare
A W Barnes, collection purchased by Baldwin, c. 1920
R C Lockett, Glendining, 4 November 1958, lot 3239
E M Norweb, Spink Auction 48, 13 November 1985, lot 330
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