LANCASTER. Henry VI.
|394, Lot: 640. Estimate $150.
Sold for $150. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
First reign, 1422-1461. AR Groat (26mm, 3.62 g, 4h). Leaf-pellet issue. London (Tower) mint. Struck 1445-1454. Crowned facing bust within tressure of arches; trefoils at cusps; pellets flanking crown / Long cross pattée, with trefoil in each quarter. Stewartby p. 326, VIIIb; North 1504; SCBC 1915. Near EF, toned, test punch.
Ex Lord Stewartby Collection, purchased February 1999; Richard Cyril Lockett Collection (Part III, Glendining, 4 November 1958), lot 3089 (part of); W. Talbot Ready Collection (Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 15 November 1920), lot 443 (part of).