Elizabeth I Gold Half Crown, slabbed MS62, FINEST KNOWN

Elizabeth I (1558-1603) , gold half crown, second  issue (1561-5), Tower, bust 3F, reverse, Crowned shield dividing E-R, mint mark cross crosslet, N.1984; Brown and Comber J5 this coin, Montague III, 56; Schneider I, 753; Adams 16: S. 2524.

Ex V J E Ryan, Glendining, 28th June 1950, lot 344

This is an exceptional example of an extremely rare issue. It is currently graded MS62 by NGC, subsequently making it the finest known. Currently all hammered gold in MS grades are commanding high premiums, making this coin very sought after.

Monarch: Elizabeth I 

Date: 1561-5

Price: price on request