Many thanks to all those who entered the quiz. There were some tough questions in there and so congratulations to all those who scored 30 or more to get onto the leader board, below. If you didn’t get a chance to enter the quiz, you can try it here. You will get an instant score. The answers are available here.
The person with the equal highest score and nearest the tie breaker hammer price wins four Spink books.
Congratulations to the winner, Steve Critchley from Peterborough.
Leader Board Prize
The person on the leader board who was nearest the tie breaker hammer price wins Spink’s Coins of England.
The winner was Brad Cowlbeck from Suffolk.
Many thanks to Spink for providing the prizes. If you didn’t win and would like to purchase the books, they are available from Spink Books.
Tie Breaker Auction Lot
Spink’s Auction of Frank Viles’ sixpences
Lot 3673, EDWARD VI SIXPENCE
Edward VI (1547-1553), Sixpence, 1551-53, Third Period, fine silver issue, Tower, m.m. tun, 3.12g, 12h (Spink 2483; North 1938), a trace of creasing, otherwise well-struck and wholesome with a strong portrait, good very fine and pleasing for type
Estimate: £200 – £300
Hammer Price: £1,100