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Auction: 19021 - The Dr. Erik Miller Collection Part I - Crowns
Lot: 4

Mary, Queen of Scots and Henry Darnley (1565-1567), "Crookeston Dollar" or Ryal, 1566, • maria • & • henric 9 • dei • gra • r • & • r • scotorv •, crowned heraldic shield dividing thistles, rev. • exvrgat • devs • & • dissipentr • inimci • ei 9 •, crowned palm tree, dividing date, tortoise climbing trunk with scroll above, inscribed gloria dat vires, 28.91g {446.1grns}, 5h (Burns fig. 905; S.5425), residual gilding in fields and graffiti beneath rampant lion, otherwise near very fine, scarce

provenance
Purchased Spink, 10 July 1959, £10.10.0
Glendining, 18-19 June 1959, lot 665 (part) - £16.0.0 (Spink)


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Estimate
£500 to £800