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English Hammered Gold

Triton XXI, Lot: 1390. Estimate $4000.
Sold for $3750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PLANTAGENET. Edward III. 1327-1377. AV Noble (32mm, 7.20 g, 9h). Fourth coinage, Pre-Treaty period, Series B. Tower (London) mint. Struck 1351. Є DWARD’ · DЄI · GRA · RЄX · AИGL’ · 7 · FRAИC · D · hУB’ (annulet stops), Edward standing facing in ship, holding sword and shield; ornaments 1-11-11-11, ropes 3/3, quatrefoils 4/3, lis 3 / + IhЄ : ΛVTЄM : TRΛИCIЄИS : PЄR : MЄDIV : ILLORV : IBAT : (double annulet stops), voided short cross potent over cross fleurée; in each angle, crown over lion passant over trefoil; at center, Є within quadrilobe; all within polylobe, with trefoils in spandrels; lis in second quarter. Lawrence dies D/10 var. (no stop after PЄR on rev.); Doubleday –; Schneider 12 var. (legends); North 1138; SCBC 1484. Good VF, toned, minor edge marks. Rare.

From the Arthur M. Fitts III Collection. Ex Seaby Coin & Medal Bulletin 432 (May 1954), no. G627. Lot includes the Seaby paper flip, and ticket in the hand of Peter Seaby (Eaglen D22B).