LOW COUNTRIES, Vlaanderen (Flanders). Lodewijk II van Male (the Bad).
|Sale: Triton X, Lot: 1152. Estimate $3000.
Closing Date: Monday, 8 January 2007.
Sold For $3850. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
1346-1384. AV Gehelmde gouden leeuw (5.40 g, 12h). Gent mint. L–VDOVIVS´ DEI GRA COm´ Z DnS FLANDR–IE (double annulet stops), lion seated left on ornate Gothic throne, wearing crowned great helmet decorated with lion’s head crest; FLANDRES in exergue / + BENEDICTVS QVI VENIT IN NOmINE DOmINI (double saltire stops; Ns retrograde), ornate cross cross crosslet with central D, bars ending in ornate cruciform flowers flanked by leaves; F-L-A-n in quarters; all within multi-arched tressure. Delmonte, Or
460; De Mey 196; Den Duyts 168; Friedberg 157. EF, lightly toned.
From the Collection of a California Gentleman.